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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

Image for The Guide to Gold Panning in British Columbia Gold Regions, Methods of Mining and Other Data

The Guide to Gold Panning in British Columbia Gold Regions, Methods of Mining and Other Data

By: Barlee, N. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Summerland, BC, Canada West Magazine: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 19469

Condition: Very Good+


Light shelf wear and light soiling of card covers.; A tight solid book. ; 11.0 X 8.0 X 0.3 inches; 192 pages; Contains many historic photos, maps, illustrations relating to the British Columbia Region. Detailed descriptions and maps of important historic regions. Includes nugget size date, location, and other regional data, gold regions, methods of mining & other data 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

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 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; (Map) Figure 4 GSC Memoir 431 Geology of the Hunt River Group, Labrador, Newfoundland; (map) Figure 11 GSC Memoir 431 Geology ... 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 discovered on the shores of the Fraser River and, overnight, the lonely outpost of empire was overrun by some 30,000 fevered gold-seek... 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. This amazing true story culminates in Fipke's staking of the Etaki diamond claim in Canada's Northwest Territories.' 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

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

ISBN: 062032127X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

Image for In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1

In Search of Ancient British Columbia - Volume 1

By: Huck, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Heartland Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 16644

ISBN: 1896150055

Condition: Near Fine


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 304 pages; "Today, B.C. is one of the world's most geographically varied places. But clues to its ancient past are everywhere, in its mountains and arid valleys, along its lakeshores and seacoasts." The authors examine the geological history of southern British Columbia, also going into the Archaeology and Paleontology View more info

Image for Red bait!  Struggles of a Mine Mill Local

Red bait! Struggles of a Mine Mill Local

By: King, Al

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Kingbird Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16225

ISBN: 0968376800

Condition: Fine


Signed by Author; Only slight wear to card covers. ; Inscribed by author on title page. As new, bright, solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 176 pages; Inscribed by the author on Title Page "To Dorothy Best Wishes Al King". "In 1937, Albert King got a job as labourer at Consolidated Mining's smelter (now Cominco) in Trail, B.C. Shortly after, he helped organize Local 480 of Mine Mill. In 1950, when the United Steelworkers of America launched a raid, King found himself the very green president of a 'red' local of a union that, all over North America, was struggling for its l... View more info

Image for The Story in Rocks ; The Geology of Rossland, British Columbia

The Story in Rocks ; The Geology of Rossland, British Columbia

By: McDonald, J.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rossland BC, Rossland Historical Museum Association: 1995

Seller ID: 15842

ISBN: 0968024106

Condition: Very Good+


Small crease bottom back corner, some edge wear along the spine of the stapled wraps binding. ; A bright, solid book. Laid in are related brochures and leaflets from the museum ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 30 pages; "Ever since the discovery of the gold mines of Rossland in 1890, the complex physical geology of the Rossland Mining map Area has been a conundrum that continues to challenge modern geologists... There has never been any doubt that Rossland lies in an extinct volcanic area but in recent years there has been a change in perception. The fi... View more info

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Gold Rush

By: Neering, Rosemary & Daniel R. Birch (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16611

ISBN: 0889021759

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to card covers; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Maps, B&W photographs, drawings; This is a largely pictorial history of the gold rush phenomenon in western North America written for the school system. 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

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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; 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 liquid peat and a massive collapse. "Never has there been a pit disaster to compare in terms of human courage and human error with that which overwhelmed Knockshinnoch Cas... View more info

Image for Canada Department of Mines Geological Survey Summary Report, 1929, Part A

Canada Department of Mines Geological Survey Summary Report, 1929, Part A

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, F. A. Acland: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19294

Condition: Very Good


Beige card covers show light shelf wear and light soiling, some corner curl. ; A tight solid book. Two fold-out maps tucked into envelope tipped onto back free endpaper 1, a colour map - 256A - Summit of Nickel Plate Mountain in the Similkameen area of British Columbia & the other, a B&W map - 255A - Quatsino Nimpkish Area of Northern Vancouver Island. Both maps are as new. Several B&W fold out illustrations bound in throughout book. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 319 pages; Deals specifically with areas of British Columbia and the Yukon. 12 articles by various authors and an index. View more info