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London: Effingham Wilson, 1825. the Captaincy of Minas Geraes, and the Gold Mines of that Province. Colored map of Minas Geraes. xii, 182pp. + ad leaf. 8vo, rebound in modern brown library cloth, ex-lib, light foxing to some margins. uncut. London: Effingham Wilson, 1825. The first 6 chapters are on the history of Brazil, the voyage to Brazil and ports, geography, natural history and medical diseases there. The rest of the book is on the geology, mineralogy, and mining in.....
Paris: J. Kugel, 2005. 2 volumes. Profusely illustrated in color with descriptions, comments and biographies of the silversmiths and goldsmiths of each work. 249 and 143 pp., tall 4to, grey silk cloth with white lettering in glossy pictorial board slipcase that match the dust wrappers. (Paris: J. Kugel, 2005). First Edition. A fine set.
Recklinghausen: Aurel Bongers, 1959. With an Introduction by Raul Porras Barrenechea. Trans. from the Spanish by Roger Peniston-Bird. 144 tipped in color plates. 296 pages. 4to, natural cloth, d.w. Recklinghausen: Aurel Bongers, 1959. First English Edition. Near fine. Numerous inscriptions on front end leaves.
Recklinghausen: Aurel Bongers, 1959. With an Introduction by Raul Porras Barrenechea. Translated from the Spanish by Roger Peniston-Bird. Illustrated with 144 mounted color plates. 296 pages. Very thick 4to, natural cloth, worn & torn d.w. Recklinghausen: Aurel Bongers, 1959. Number 138 of the Limited Edition. Several spots on top edge and a few pages bumped in corner, else a very good(+) copy in a good dust wrapper.
New York: Arno Press, 1974. 483pp. 8vo, gold boards, some pages with pencil marks in margins and/or a small amount of pencil underlining, otherwise very good. New York: Arno Press, 1974. This volume is a reprint of the March 1, 1870 House of Representatives Report on the gold panic in New York from 21st to 27th of September, 1869. In 1869, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk tried to corner the gold market which led to a rise and fall in.....
Boston: B. J. Brimmer, 1923. Ed. by Carolyn Hale Russ. Illus. 183pp. 4to, 3/4 gold cloth, page margins uncut, head of spine and edges of corners lightly worn, spine rubbed and lacking paper spine label. Boston: B. J. Brimmer, 1923. Limited First Edition One of 155 copies. Signed by the editor, Carolyn Hale Russ, daughter of the author. Hale's log is the record of adventures by sea and shore to the California gold-fields and the Pacific Northwest, 1849-1854. Wheat, Gold.....
London: Macmillan, 1895. 14 plates, 79 text illustrations and 8 maps and charts, some folding, scattered foxing, lacks map in pocket. 295pp. Tall 8vo, red cloth (rubbed, front hinge weak, top of spine rough, some pencilling in margins and underlining). London: Macmillan, 1895. First Edition. Very good. Description of the gold mining industry in South Africa.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1935. A Record of the Names and Addresses of the Craftsmen, Their Shop-Signs and Trade-Cards. Engraved frontispiece, 80 facsimile plates. 280pp. Large thick 4to, gilt- decorated green cloth, small stain and bump at top edge of front cover. Cambridge University Press, 1935. Very good(+).
London: Bemrose, 1907. Frontispiece, and 36 additional plates. 14pp. introduction and 1 page of descriptive text for each plate. Title page printed in red & black. 4to, original gilt-lettered red cloth with beveled edges (cloth is just slightly faded at extremities); uncut edges, t.e.g. London: Bemrose & Sons, 1907. First Edition. Very good (+).