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Image for British Columbia  The Magic Mine - An Illustrated History of Mining in B.C.

British Columbia The Magic Mine - An Illustrated History of Mining in B.C.

By: N/A

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, B.C. Museum of Mining: 1976

Seller ID: 15130


Slight wear and soil of orange card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 32 pages; This educational book is presented in a graphic form illustrating the discovery of coal, lead, silver and copper. Edited by David Bain. 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


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

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


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

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


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 the geology of the basin of Nottaway River, With a map of the region, 1900,

By: Bell, Robert

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Ottawa, Printed by S.E. Dawson: 1902

Seller ID: 10924


No map present, base of spine bumped, light wear; A bright solid, book ; Canada. Geological survey. Annual report 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


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

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


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


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


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

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


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


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 Black Gold With Grit

Black Gold With Grit

By: Fitzgerald, J. Joseph

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Sidney, BC, Gray's Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18757


Signed by Author; DJ and boards show shelf wear, DJ has small tears and chipping, corners lightly bumped.; Inscribed by the author on the FFEP. A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W and Colour Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 264 pages; A guidebook to the history, technology, geology and economics of the oil sands, written by a man who has been associated with the oil sands since 1951 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


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


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 Limestones of Canada - Their Occurrence and Characteristics; Part V Western Canada

Limestones of Canada - Their Occurrence and Characteristics; Part V Western Canada

By: Goudge, Monson Fraser

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, Department of Mines and Resources: 1944

Seller ID: 7986


Light edgewear, creasing, small notation on back cover.; Text unmarked.; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 233 pages; 2 fold-out maps tucked into envelope on back flap. Strangely enough, one is of Nova Scotia View more info

Image for Historic Overview of the Witwatersrand Goldfields  A Review of the Discovery, Geology, Geophysics, Development, Mining, Production and Future of the W

Historic Overview of the Witwatersrand Goldfields A Review of the Discovery, Geology, Geophysics, Development, Mining, Production and Future of the W

By: Handley, J. R. F.

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Howick, J.R.F. Handley: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18071


Signed by Author; DJ shows light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Inscribed by the author on title page. Skivertex Limited editon of 2900 copies. This is not the leathrbound and does not have a slipcase but the back of heavy dust jacket is illustrated with a map, a replica of an 1885 map. Bound in at back of book is the booklet of colour figures ; B&W and Colour Photographs, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages View more info

Following the Boulder Train Travels with Prospectors and Rock Doctors

By: Henry, Tom

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13083


Light creasing top edge DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 1 x 9.1 x 6.4 Inches; 192 pages; "Following the Boulder Train" is full of remarkable life histories of legendary prospectors who made fortunes but couldn't take enough time away from bushwhacking to enjoy them, and of others who enjoyed them too much, making and losing so many fortunes they can't remember them all. The book offers memorable insights into the driven, obsessed world of mineral explor... View more info

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Leduc

By: Kerr, Aubrey

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Altona MB, S.A. Kerr: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15182


Signed by Author; Light wear to extremities; Signed by author on title page. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 1.1 x 9.2 x 6.4 Inches; 312 pages; "Imperial Leduc No. 1 (oil well), depicted on the front cover, was the most important economic event in Alberta's oil history when it came on production that wintry February afternoon in 1947" View more info

Image for Pay Dirt  The Search for Gold in British Columbia

Pay Dirt The Search for Gold in British Columbia

By: Langston, Laura

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Orca Book Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17420


Only slight wear to card covers; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 80 pages; This oblong PB was written for the senior primary grades with generous illustrations. View more info

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Black Avalanche

By: Sellwood, Arthur; Sellwood, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16063


Dust jacket soiled and chipped, water stain base of spine ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A map of the mine on front and back end papers. This appears to be a novelized account of the attempts to rescue the miners. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 176 pages; 129 men went down in the mine that day but only 116 made it out. Human error caused the colliery's extension to breach an underground lake causing a flood of liqu... View more info