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Reading Furnace 1736

By: Estelle Cremers

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Elverson, PA, Redding Furnace Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000097

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. Some scuffing of cover, remnants of price sticker on upper back cover. Bookplate on inner front cover, "Geoscience Library of Jay Lininger, Dillsburg (Pennsylvania)." Jay was the publisher of Matrix: A Journal of the History of Minerals. This is a history of Chester County, Pennsylvania as it related to the iron mining and smelting industry, focusing on the Reading Furnace (1736-1778). Well illustrated with numerous color and B&W photographs, as well as maps, diagrams and correspondence. 194 pages. View more info

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The Clays of the United States East of the Mississippi River

By: Heinrich Ries

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000201

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 11. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine. New flyleafs and endpapers. Title page (original) has previous owner's name stamped in upper right corner, page somewhat soiled and small (1/4') on bottom. Rear page (original) has some soiling, tears repaired by tape and a small unrepaired tear. Pages are somewhat yellowed throughout. Extensive study of the geology of clays, uses, and major deposits in the Eastern United States. 298 pages, including 9 plates (two of which are nice 2 page color maps), and 11 figures (cross-sections of clay deposits... View more info