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An Appreciation of Two Great Workers in Hydraulics

By: Walter G. Kent

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Blades Easy & Blades: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000145

Condition: Very Good


Privately published. Pictorial cloth cover. Decorative linen pages sewn to binding. Rear cover shows minor scuffing, very minor dampstaining on several pages. Paper tipped in to front flyleaf states, "With the Author's Compliments." A concise summary of the achievements of two notable hydraulic engineers (Venturi and Herschel) and importance of their contributions to the field. An very interesting read. 34 pages, including B&W photographs and drawings. Ex-libris, John Sinkankas with his bookplate on inside front cover. This publication was acquired as part of a large purchase of ephemera tha... View more info

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Art Treasures from the Vienna Collections (Lent by the Austrian Government)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000148

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial covers, slight creasing on front cover and a 1/4' tear at bottom. Catalog for a traveling exhibition of art from the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna to several museums in the United States, as part of a post-WWII cultural exchange. 67 pages plus 43 B&W photographs of exhibit objects including paintings, bronzes, armor, tapestries, lapidary arts and cameos. Ex-libris John Sinkankas (PeriLithon Books), with his bookplate on inner front cover. This publication was acquired as part of a large purchase of ephemera that had been in the inventory of John Sinkankas (PeriLithon Books) aft... View more info

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Economic Geology of the Bingham Mining District, Utah

By: John Mason Boutwell

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000209

Condition: Good


USGS Professional Paper 38. Professionally rebound in maroon buckram. New flyleafs and endpapers. Original title page missing, xerographic copy of title page used. Contents page has some chipping. Last original page creased and has a 2.5" tear (not repaired. EX-LIBRIS, from the library of Dr. Eugene E. Foord, author and pegmatite mineralogist for the USGS. His stamp is on the front endpaper. A comprehensive report on the geology and mines of the Bingham Mining District. Extensive geological interpretation of stratigraphy, structure, rock types and mineralogy, as well as mining history, mining... View more info

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Mineralogia of Llallagua, Bolivia

By: Mark Chance Bandy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Tucson Gem & Mineral Society: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000183

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by Jean Bandy (wife). Printed wraps. Translated reprint of original (1946) paper (in Spanish) by Bandy on the mines and minerals of Llallagua, Bolivia. Classic work. 69 pages, including 7 B&W photographs. View more info

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Observations on the Rich Silver Ores of Aspen, Colorado

By: Edson S. Bastin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000182

Condition: Good


USGS Bulletin 750-D. No wraps, pages sunned. Ex-libris stamp of George D. Louderbach (discoverer of benitoite and geology professor at University of California Berkeley). Discussion of the geology, mineralogy and ore deposits of Aspen, Colorado. 22 pages and 10 figures. View more info

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Preliminary Report on the Ketchikan Mining District, Alaska with an Introductory Sketch of the Geology of Southeastern Alaska

By: Alfred Hulse Brookes

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000198

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 1. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Title page (original) is soiled, has some creases, and has remnants of tape near binding. Presentation copy: "J.G. Lind, Ogden, Utah Dec. 16.1905. Presented by honorable G. E. Sutherland U.S.S.." J. G. Lind was a Utah miner and assayer. George E. Sutherland was a Utah Congressman, Senator, and eventual U.S. Supreme Court Justice. This book was bound while it was in the library of Walter S. Lombardo. This was an early survey of the mining districts in t... View more info

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The Geology and Ore Deposits of the Bisbee Quadrangle, Arizona

By: Frederick Leslie Ransome

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000204

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 21. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Ex-library from M.I.T. and Eugene Foord, a mineralogist and pegmatite expert with the U.S.G.S. and author of many papers. Original flyleaf has "Withdrawn" stamp from MIT Libraries and an E. E. Foord stamp. Title page has two M.I.T. library stamps. This book was bound while it was in the library of Walter S. Lombardo. This is the classic work on the geology and mines of the Bisbee area, Warren Mining District in Arizona. Extensive descriptive geology a... View more info

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The Lead, Zinc and Fluorspar Deposits of Western Kentucky

By: E. O. Ulrich and W. S. Tangier Smith

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000208

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 36. Professionally rebound in maroon buckram with gold lettering on the spine. New flyleafs and endpapers. Some dampstaining on title page and first three pages. Pages yellowed but in very good condition. EX-LIBRIS, from the library of Dr. Eugene E. Foord, author and pegmatite mineralogist for the USGS. His stamp is on the frontendpaper. This publication is in two parts, each with a separate Table of Contents. The first part discusses the geology, stratigraphy, paleontology and structure of the rocks and ore deposits of the region. The second part discusses the ore d... View more info

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The Trouble With Gold...: A Promising Treasure From Cripple Creek

By: Jim Davis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, Deep Creek Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000018

ISBN: 096633471X

Condition: New


NEW, Historical western fiction. "November 24, 1914, Cripple Creek, Colorado: a room-sized cave, encrusted with gold, is discovered in the Cresson Mine. A more wondrous sight than any fable could conceive of, the gold stimulates the imagination and greed of a mine boss, a notorious district highgrader, and two former outlaws from Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch." From the publisher. 292 pages. View more info

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Topaz Deposits Near the Brewer Mine, Chesterfield County, South Carolina

By: Carl Fries, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000158

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 936-C. Paper wraps, pages somewhat yellowed. Ex-libris Paul C. Bateman, as his name is handwritten on upper front cover. Paul Bateman was a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and was a prolific author, with many of his publications having to do with mineral deposits, granites and the Sierra Nevadas of California. He is probably best know for "Economic Geology of the Bishop Tungsten District , California". An interesting report on a massive topaz deposit, and its potential use as a substitute for kyanite as a refractory material. Also discusses gold and topaz placer deposi... View more info