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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 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 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

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Motherstone British Columbia's Volcanic Plateau

By: Harris, Chris & Harold Rhenisch

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 108 Mile Ranch, BC, Country Light Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19459

ISBN: 0986581801

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Photographer; Only slight wear. ; Signed by photographer, Harris on front fly leaf. A bright, solid book. Heavy card covers have french flaps. Colour photos throughout. ; 8.4 X 5.9 X 0.7 inches; 223 pages; "In describing the origins of the volcanic Cariboo Chilcotin Plateau, Motherstone provides us all with a deeper understanding of our Planet and the realization of how privileged we are to live in a province of such ecological richness. In the high country of British Columbia's Central Plateau lies the Motherstone. It is a land that few people have walked over or seen before. It... View more info

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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

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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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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

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Caves of Washington

By: William R, Halliday

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Olympia WA, Washington Department of Conservation: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19454

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear, short tears, light creasing. Card covers somewhat discolored ; A tight solid book. Handdrawn maps throughout and as new maps in back pocket. ; Information Circular No. 40; B&W Illustrations and Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 132 pages; The author itemizes the caves in each county of the State of Washington with descriptions. View more info