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Image for Hayden and His Men: being a selection of 108 photographs by William Henry Jackson of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey ... 1870-1878

Hayden and His Men: being a selection of 108 photographs by William Henry Jackson of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey ... 1870-1878

By: Frank Chambers

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Francis Paul Geoscience Literature: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000066

Condition: Very Good


Sunning on small portions of edges on front cover and along spine, else fine condition. A tribute to the men of the early United States Geological and Geographical Survey, who, under the leadership of Ferdinand V. Hayden, explored the little known interior west of the United States in the 1870's. Utilizing the photographic plates of the Survey's photographer, William Henry Jackson, the author is able to give the reader a feel of what it was like to explore uncharted territories of what are now Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. Scarce. Acquired from the library of Jay Lininger, publisher of... View more info

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Lake Superior Copper Agates: Introduction to the World's Most Spectacular Agates

By: Jack Hobart

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California, Jack Hobart Book: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000048

ISBN: 1944564039

Condition: New


In recent years, Lake Superior agates with native copper inclusions have been introduced to the market, almost all coming from the Wolverine, St. Louis and CH-21 mines in Michigan. This book documents the remarkable beauty and variety of this new agate. The author worked with the discoverers of these agates to photograph (174 images) the best that have been found in the region. View more info

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Mineraux D'Uranium Du Haut Katanga

By: J. F. Vaes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tervuren, Belgium, Musee Royal du Congo Belge: 0

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000129

Condition: Near Fine


In Dutch.Undated, published between 1958 and 1963. Front cover exhibits a little edgewear and one small pen mark(?) approx. 3/8" long. Contents fine. Wonderful discussion of the secondary uranium (and other) minerals of the Shinkolobwe region, Katanga, Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Includes 27 tipped-in color photographs of secondary uranium minerals. 81 pages plus photograph index. View more info

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Struve Collection, Album of Mineral Drawings: Treasures of Fersman Mineralogical Museum, RAS

By: Margarita I. Novgorodova (Editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Moscow, Russia, Fersman Mineralogical Museum: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000117

ISBN: 5900395286

Condition: Fine


Pictorial cover. This publication brings to light the catalog for an important mineral collection long lost in the vast holdings of the Fersman Museum. The collection of Heinrich Christofer Gottfried von Struve was assembled in the early 1800's. A contemporary of Humboldt and Jules Verne; Struve, a Russian naturalist and diplomat, accumulated over 9,000 mineral specimens from throughout Europe and beyond. This reproduction of a portion of the catalog showcases 82 plates featuring crystal drawings of key mineral specimens. A color photograph accompanies each drawing. A fine work highlighting ... View more info

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Tiny Lake Superior Agates: Treasures Anyone can Find

By: Jack Hobart

Price: $19.00

Publisher: California, Jack Hobart Books: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000047

ISBN: 1944564101

Condition: New


This book describes the author's study of "tiny agates' found along the shores of Lake Michigan. These agates are under 1 cm in size, making them easy to find by anyone. The author has painstakingly cut and polished hundreds of these small agates to photograph and study, making this publication a novel and informative book. With 141 images, the reader will gain an appreciation for the beauty found within even the smallest of stones. View more info

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Wonders Within Gemstones

By: Anthony de Goutiere

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Northbrook, Illinois, Gemworld International, Inc.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000053

ISBN: 0964173328

Condition: Near Fine


Dust jacket has scuffs and partial sticker attached. Cover and contents very good. Useful book on gemstone inclusions, showing the variety and nature of inclusions in cut gemstones (including ruby, sapphire, emerald, topaz, etc...). View more info