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Image for 100 Years of Mining Johannesburg Centenary So Rich An Inheritance

100 Years of Mining Johannesburg Centenary So Rich An Inheritance

By: N/A

Price: $46.50

Publisher: Parktown, South Africa, Prototypal: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11972

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear and creasing to DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Color Illustrations; 152 pages; A history of Johannesburg SA, packed with advertisements for many products associated with the mining industry that the city was founded on. View more info

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Guide to Placer Staking

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Province of British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources: 1983

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 17866

ISBN: 0771988680

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 40 pages; A guide for those those seeking to stake a claim in British Columbia. View more info

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West Kootenay Ghost Town Country

By: Barlee, N. L.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Canada West Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 18906

ISBN: 0889255466

Condition: Very Good+


Light edge wear and corner curl of card covers ; A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations & Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 126 pages; "This is a glance at the mining history of the West Kootenay." View more info

Image for Reprint of a Report on the Origin, Geological Relations and Composition of the Nickel and Copper Deposits of the Sudbury Mining District Ontario, Canada

Reprint of a Report on the Origin, Geological Relations and Composition of the Nickel and Copper Deposits of the Sudbury Mining District Ontario, Canada

By: Barlow, Alfred Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, King's Printer: 1907

Seller ID: 9036

Condition: Good+


Paper covers chipped with tape repaired tears, light soiling. Front cover wants to separate ; A tight solid book. Text unmarked; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 244 + plates pages; 24 pages of B&W plates + a list of previous reports put out by The Mines Department of Canada at back of book. View more info

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Frontier days in the Yukon

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16768

ISBN: 0919531326

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to pictorial card covers; A bright solid book.; B&W and Colour Photographs, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages; This colorful history of the Klondike Gold Rush contains seven vignettes: - Prelude to Bonanza; Rabbit Creek; Queen of the Klondike; Gateway to the Klondike; White Pass & Yukon Railway; Paddle Wheels on the Yukon River and Jack Dalton: Pioneer Trail Builder View more info

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Frontier days in the Yukon

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16769

ISBN: 0919531326

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright solid book.; B&W and Colour Illustrations, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages; This colorful history of the Klondike Gold Rush contains seven vignettes: - Prelude to Bonanza; Rabbit Creek; Queen of the Klondike; Gateway to the Klondike; White Pass & Yukon Railway; Paddle Wheels on the Yukon River and Jack Dalton: Pioneer Trail Builder View more info

DUNLEVEY, FROM THE DIARIES OF ALEX P. MCINNES

By: Beeson, Edith

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Lillooet, BC, Lillooet Publishers Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 3517

Condition: Very Good


Trade PB; Covers have some light soiling, light shelfwear to edges and corners. "The story of how Peter C. Dunlevey found gold on the Horsefly. The first real strike in the Cariboo, June 1859.". View more info

REPORT ON AN EXPLORATION OF PORTIONS OF THE AT-TA-WA-PISH-KAT AND ALBANY RIVERS, LONELY LAKE TO JAMES BAY

By: Bell, Robert (Geological and Natural History Survey Of Canada)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Montreal, Dawson Brothers: 1887

Seller ID: 319

Condition: Fair


Side-stapled self wraps covers chipped, lightly soiled, bent halfway down spine with tear halfway across cover. Smudges on dedication page. The cover is the same weight as the pages and as such is flimsy and subject to wear. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 38 pages; Unfortunately no maps are included in this book but the area covered is SW of James bay. Illustrated by Sepia Tone Photos. View more info

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The Red Lake Gold Field

By: Brown, L. Carson

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Ottawa, The Ontario Department of Mines: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 18060

Condition: Very Good


Orange paper covers show some shelf wear with light soiling, short tears. ; A tight solid brochure.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 15 pages; This small community northwest of Sioux Lookout, originally a Hudson's Bay Company outpost became the site of gold mines starting in the 1920s. View more info

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South of an Unnamed Creek

By: Cameron, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17887

ISBN: 1550170139

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Boards show light shelf wear, dust jacket also shows light ceasing.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 199 pages; "Anne Cameron writes with uncompromising candidness of the relationships between men and women. Her stories combine wit and gritty realism with a clear sense of the storyteller's art. Quite simply she is willing to venture into uncharted territory and speak of the things she finds there in a voice that is clea... View more info

Image for Mines of the Eagle Country  Nickel Plate & Mascot; A Century of Gold Mining in the Historic Similkameen

Mines of the Eagle Country Nickel Plate & Mascot; A Century of Gold Mining in the Historic Similkameen

By: Cox, Doug

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Penticton, BC, Skookum Productions, Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17779

ISBN: 0919773117

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 238 pages; B&W photos throughout. View more info

Image for Into the Mountains  Celebrating 100 Years of Mineral Exploration Advocacy, 1912-2012

Into the Mountains Celebrating 100 Years of Mineral Exploration Advocacy, 1912-2012

By: Davis, Chuck

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia: 2011

Seller ID: 17126

ISBN: 0973839546

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Light edge wear & scuffing of glossy pictorial paper covered boards ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 297 pages View more info

Image for Mining; Geology and Mineralogy, Textbooklet No. 1

Mining; Geology and Mineralogy, Textbooklet No. 1

By: Department of Mines and Resources

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Legion Educational Services: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12573

Condition: Very Good-


Some fading of red card covers, dampstain bottom spine, light creasing ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Vocational Courses for Service Personnel - Mining; B&W Illustrations; 0.3 x 7 x 5 Inches; 227 pages; This is the first of a series of training books on mining issued by the Canadian Legion to help returning servicemen get back into the work force after WWII View more info

The Saga of Turtle Mountain Coal

By: Doerksen, A. D.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Altona MB, D. W. Friesen & Sons Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11778

ISBN: 0919212085

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and scuffing, top corners of heavy card stock covers bumped; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 129 pages; The story behind a small coal mining operation in Manitoba, a province not known for its coal View more info

Image for Report on the Geology of the West Shore and Islands of Lake Winnipeg 1900-F

Report on the Geology of the West Shore and Islands of Lake Winnipeg 1900-F

By: Dowling, D. B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer: 1900

Seller ID: 8001

Condition: Very Good


Only light wear, top fore corner creased, bottom back corner creased. ; A bright solid, book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 100 pages View more info

Image for Geology of Hopedale Block, Southern Nain Province, and the adjacent Proterozoic Terranes, Labrador, Newfoundland

Geology of Hopedale Block, Southern Nain Province, and the adjacent Proterozoic Terranes, Labrador, Newfoundland

By: Ermanovics, Ingo

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Energy, Mines and Resources Canada: 1993

Seller ID: 17266

ISBN: 066014977X

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear, previous owner`s name on card cover and front fly. Accordion card envelope is chipped, with tears and wear. ; Additional maps and chart are as new with everything enclosed in open ended accordion envelope ; Geological Survey of Canada Memoir #431; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 161 pages; Included in card envelope are the book, Map 1667A Northern Hopedale Block; Map 1668A Central Hopedale Block; Map 1669 A Southern Hopedale Block; (... View more info

Image for The Trail of 1858  British Columbia's Gold Rush Past

The Trail of 1858 British Columbia's Gold Rush Past

By: Forsythe, Mark & Greg Dickson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16764

ISBN: 155017424X

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by All Authors; Only slight wear to pictorial card covers. ; Inscribed by both authors on front fly leaf. A bright solid book. ; B&W Photographs; 9.90 X 8.40 X 0.60 inches; 223 pages; In 1858, over eight decades had passed since Captain James Cook claimed the shores of what would become British Columbia for the British crown, but European settlers had shown little interest in the new lands. The non-aboriginal population was only about 700. Then gold was discovere... View more info

Image for A Journey North  The Great Thompson Nickel Discovery

A Journey North The Great Thompson Nickel Discovery

By: Fraser, Hugh S.(author); Ken Cherney & Dick Pearce (editors)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thompson, MB, Inco Limited: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12166

ISBN: 0969191200

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Gift notation facing title page, some creasing top edge of DJ ; DJ in Mylar A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations View more info

Image for Fire Into Ice  Charles Fipke and the Great Diamond Hunt

Fire Into Ice Charles Fipke and the Great Diamond Hunt

By: Frolick, Vernon

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Raincoast Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18796

ISBN: 1551922320

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear to book and dustjacket ; A bright solid, book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve.; B&W Photographs; 1.25 x 9.25 x 6.5 Inches; 354 pages; 'The true life story of the man behind the great Canadian diamond discovery' 'Fire Into Ice follows Charles Fipke in his exotic travels through the fast-paced, cutthroat world of mineral exploration — from the jungles of New Guinea to the savannahs of South Africa to the rainforests of the Amazon to the Arctic tundra. Thi... View more info

Image for North of Caution; A journey through the conservation economy on the northwest coast of British Columbia

North of Caution; A journey through the conservation economy on the northwest coast of British Columbia

By: Gill, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Ecotrust Canada: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11148

ISBN: 1896866034

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities ; A bright solid, book ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 134 pages View more info