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A Reconnaissance of the Northwestern Portion of Seward Peninsula Alaska

By: Arthur J. Collier

Price: $70.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000199

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 2. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New endpapers and flyleafs. Ex-library, with a stamped library card pocket on rear flyleaf. Title page (original) has several small tears (approx. 1/4" each) and one tape repair to a tear approx. 1" long. Rear page has a library card pocket and residual tape for a repair to the original back cover (no longer present). Contents very good. A geologic and economic geology survey of part of the Seward Peninsula, focusing on gold and tin deposits (placer). 70 pages with 12 plates,... View more info

Image for A Reconnaissance of the Northwestern Portion of Seward Peninsula Alaska

A Reconnaissance of the Northwestern Portion of Seward Peninsula Alaska

By: Arthur J. Collier

Price: $70.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000200

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 2. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New endpapers and flyleafs. . Title page (original) has one small tear (approx. 1/4" each) and some creasing.. Rear page has some rough edges, soiling, and a crease. Contents very good. A geologic and economic geology survey of part of the Seward Peninsula, focusing on gold and tin deposits (placer). 70 pages with 12 plates, including two 2 page color maps, 1 folding map in rear map pocket, and the balance are B&W photographs. View more info

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Collecting Arizona:State of Mines, Legacy of Minerals

By: Terry C. Wallace (editor)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Lithographie: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000110

ISBN: 0983632316

Condition: Fine


Pictorial cover. Profusely illustrated collection of stories on the history of mining and mineral collecting in Arizona. Firsthand accounts and great stories make you feel like you were there. Complemented with beautiful photographs of minerals and mines (color and B&W), maps, and historical B&W photos make this a must have book for mineral collectors.366 pages. View more info

Image for Death Valley '49er Trails: Pieces of the Puzzle Come Together

Death Valley '49er Trails: Pieces of the Puzzle Come Together

By: B. G. Oleson

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, California, Photophyscis: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000082

ISBN: 0974749400

Condition: New


An interesting account of the early passages through Death Valley and the attempt to locate those wagon trails using historical records, GPS and other means. Many historical details, application of modern technologies and recollections to identify the routes taken. Detailed maps and a good bibliography. Author is an aerospace engineer. 184 pages. View more info

Image for Economic Geology of the Bingham Mining District, Utah

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, mi... View more info

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Geology of the Basin Quadrangle Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Powell Counties, Montana

By: Edward T. Ruppel

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000102

Condition: Very Good


Papwe wraps. Sun fading on spine, library code handwritten on cover, Geology, petrology and mineral deposits of a quadrangle in Montana. 7 plates and 2 tables in rear pocket. 121 pages. View more info

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Geology of the Bighorn Mountains

By: N. H. Darton

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000211

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 51. Professionally rebound in red buckram with new front flyleaf and endpaper. Original cover (soft) has remnants of tape near binding and the stamp of a previous owner. Pages yellowed but in good condition. Descriptive, structural, stratigraphic and economic geology of the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming and Montana.129 pages, including 67 plates (with three in rear map pocket) and 14 figures. View more info

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Glossary of Obsolte Mineral Names

By: Peter Bayliss

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The Mineralogical Record: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000106

ISBN: 0930259041

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth binding with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Comprehensive listing of mineral species, along with obsolete names, varieties, synonyms, and discredited species. Very useful reference for researchers andl curators/collectors who deal with old mineral publications and mineral labels. 235 pages. View more info

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Gold on the Murchison

By: P. R. Heydon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carlisle, Western Australia, Hesperian Press: 1986

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000079

ISBN: 0859050661

Condition: Near Fine


Slight scuffing on rear cover, else fine. A nice history of the discovery of gold in 1892 in Western Australia near the towns of Cue and Day Dawn, and its impact on the regional economy. Great story on the discoveries, mines and men who toiled to build the mines and communities in the region up to the present. 213 pages. View more info

Image for Gold Rush: The Journals, Drawings and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff

Gold Rush: The Journals, Drawings and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff

By: Georgia Willis Read and Ruth Gaines (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press: 1949

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000090

Condition: Very Good


Embossed cloth cover. Two small tears in cloth of upper spine, slightly bumped corners, some yellowing of pages. Contents near fine. A detailed account of J. Goldsborough Bruff's journey to California and experiences during the California Gold Rush, from April 2, 1849 to July 20, 1851. Profusely illustrated with B&W and some color drawings from his journals. Published to mark the centennial of the California Gold Rush. An excellent read. 791 pages. View more info

Image for Journeys to the Land of Gold:Emigrant Diaries from the Bozeman Trail, 1863-1866 (in two volumes)

Journeys to the Land of Gold:Emigrant Diaries from the Bozeman Trail, 1863-1866 (in two volumes)

By: Susan Badger Doyle (editor)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Montana Historical Society Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000091

ISBN: 0917298489

Condition: Fine


Maroon cloth binding. Pictorial gold foil on slipcase, gold foil on spine of both volumes. One corner bumped on slipcase, contents near new. A compilation of stories from the diaries and recollections of people who traveled the Bozeman Trail west. First-hand accounts of tragedy and triumphs, and a glimpse of the lives of those who made the arduous journey west, looking for a new or better life. Extremely well researched, great bibliography. 838 pages in two volumes. View more info

Image for Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1924

Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1924

By: Philip S. Smith and Others

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1026

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000153

Condition: Good


Papers wraps, pages somewhat yellowed. Library stamp on front cover and title page. Hand writing (1 line) on front cover. Ex-libris Earl B. Noble, who was Chief Geologist for Union Oil Company. Eight article on mineral and oil resources in Alaska, 168 pages, including 7 maps plates (bound into book) and 8 figures (mostly maps). Also an additional 17 pages of selected USGS publications on Alaska in back. View more info

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Mineralogical Record - Arizona Special Issues 1-5 (Bound)

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The Mineralogical Record: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000045

Condition: Fine


Five Arizona special issues of the Mineralogical Record rebound in black buckram with gold lettering on spine. Arizona I Volume 11, #3 (May-June, 1980), Arizona II Volume 11 #4 (July-August, 1980), Arizona III Bisbee! (Volume 12 #5 (September-October, 1981), Arizona IV Volume 14 #2 (March-April, 1982), Arizona V Volume 14 #5 (September-October, 1983). View more info

Image for Mining in South Australia: A Pictiorial History

Mining in South Australia: A Pictiorial History

By: J. F. Drexel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Australia, Australia, Department of Mines and Energy: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000062

ISBN: 0724360948

Condition: New


New, still in original shrink wrap. Excellent history of over 100 years of mining in South Australia. Covers all major and minor commodities, as well as major mining districts and history. Well illustrated with historic photos and has a nice section on opal mining. Printed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the South Australia Department of Mines and Energy. 303 pages. View more info

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New Data on Minerals, Volume 38

By: Elena A. Borisova

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russia, Ocean Pictures, Ltd.: 2003

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000124

ISBN: 5900395502

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy, printed cover, remnants of glue from small price sticker on upper edge of front cover. Research articles from the Russian Academy of Science, Fersman Mineralogical Museum. Articles include "Rare-metal Zeolites of the Hilairite group, " Geogrphical Location of Mineral Type Localites" and "Mineralogy of Epithermal Gold-Sulfide-Telluride Ores of the Kairagach Gold Deposit (Uzbekistan)." 172 pages. View more info

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New Data on Minerals, Volume 39

By: Elena A. Borisova

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russia, Ocean Pictures, Ltd.: 2004

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000125

ISBN: 5900395626

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy, printed cover, remnants of glue from small price sticker on upper edge of front cover.Slight soiling on front cover. Research articles from the Russian Academy of Science, Fersman Mineralogical Museum. Includes articles on "Nanocrystals of Gold and their Intergrowths," "Faberge Lapidary in the Fersman Mineralogical Museum Collection" and Chinese Jade Disks from the Fersman Mineralogical Museum Collection." 171 pages. View more info

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Old Mining Towns of South Australia

By: C. E. Sayers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000065

ISBN: 0851796885

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated cloth covers, regional maps on the end papers. As much an art book as a mining history book, paintings of scenes of the old mining towns are complemented by text describing the history of the towns, including information on the minerals, mines and railroads. 32 pages. View more info

Image for Precambrian Geology of the Northern Bradshaw Mountains, Yavapai County, Arizona

Precambrian Geology of the Northern Bradshaw Mountains, Yavapai County, Arizona

By: C. A. Anderson and F. M. Blacet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000193

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1336. Printed wraps, front cover has very minor scuffing and one small hole at staple in binding. Interior is fine. A studty of the stratigraphy and structure. of the Precambrian igneous and metamorphic rocks in the area south of the Prescott and Mingus Mountain quadrangles. Gives descriptions of the major mines in the area: Iron King; Lone Pine; Boggs; Iron Queen; Hackberry; Binghampton; Copper Queen and Stoddard. 82 pages, 2 map plates in rear map pocket, 17 figures (including 9 photomicrographs of ore specimens) and 15 tables (chemical analyses). View more info

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Preliminary Report on the Geology and Water Resources of Nebraska West of the One Hundred and Third Meridian

By: Nelson Horatio Darton

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000203

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 17. Professionally rebound in black buckram, with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Very minor bumping to corners. New flyleafs and endpapers. Title pages (original) repaired, contents fine. Geological and topographical survey of the westernmost portion of Nebraska carried out in 1897; emphasizing the geology, topography, surface waters, irrigation, timber and climate. 69 pages, including 43 plates of maps and B&W photographs (with two foldout color maps) and 23 figures (mainly geologic cross-sections). View more info

Image for Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains in Indian Territory and Oklahoma, with an Appendix on Reported Ore Deposits of the Wichita Mountains

Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains in Indian Territory and Oklahoma, with an Appendix on Reported Ore Deposits of the Wichita Mountains

By: Joseph A. Taff and H. Foster Bain

Price: $75.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000207

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 31. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Library stamps on title page and several other pages. Pages yellowed but in good condition. A detailed early study of the geology of Arbuckle and Wichita mountains. Last section of report describes ore samples from more than 40 mines and prospects, and gives locations of the mines. There is also a mention of quartz crystals in granite pegmatites and columbite-tantalite in the same rocks. 97 pages, 8 plates (two geologic and B&W photographs) and 1 figure (s... View more info

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

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 distri... View more info

Image for Prospecting our Past: Gold, Silver and Tungsten Mills of Boulder County

Prospecting our Past: Gold, Silver and Tungsten Mills of Boulder County

By: Harrison S. Cobb

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, The Book Lode: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000088

ISBN: 0961779934

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial cover. Very slight wear along edges of cover and spine. A solidly researched publication on the mines and mills of Boulder County, Colorado, written by a man who had mined this region for many years, and at one point served as president of the Colorado Mining Association. Numerous B&W photos and maps. 153 pages. View more info

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Schweizer Trachtenschmuck

By: Dr. Jenny Schneider

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Verlag Paul Haupt Berne: 1965

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000094

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial cover. Covers mildly scuffed, lightly soiled, and some minor creasing. Publication on 18th and 19th century jewelry from the Schweizeriscen Landesmuseum in Zurich, Switzerland. Acquired from the estate of John Sinkankas in 2005. 15 pages and 16 B&W plates. View more info

Image for Sierra Madre West: The History of the Mines Below Willard and Ben Lomond Peaks

Sierra Madre West: The History of the Mines Below Willard and Ben Lomond Peaks

By: Mike & Steve Holmes

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Ashland, Ohio, Bookmasters, Inc.: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000087

ISBN: 0615216951

Condition: Near Fine


Very small bumps to two corners else fine cover and contents. History of the mines near Ogden, Utah in the vicinity of Willard and Ben Lomond Peaks. Well documented mining history of a relatively obscure mining district. 250 pages. View more info

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Status of Mineral Resource Information for the Ramah Indian Reservation, New Mexico

By: C. H. Maxwell and L. G. Nonini

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000197

Condition: Fine


U. S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Administrative Report BIA-32. Stapled report with printed wraps. Good summary on the geology and mineral resources of the Ramah Reservation. There is some potential for gemstones. 42 pages, including 10 map figures. View more info