Albany: Appleton, 1842. and notices of their uses in the arts and agriculture. 8 plates and maps, many text Illus. xxiv, 536, (4)pp. 4to, original brown cloth, spine and edges of corners worn and repaired, light foxing to some pages including the plates and maps. New York: D. Appleton and Wiley & Putnam, 1842. First Edition. Natural History of New York, Part III.
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One Hundred Thousand Shares, Par Value, $10 Each. Stock Non- Assessable. folding map of the State of Bolivar, Colombia. 12pp. 8vo, pr. wrs.; (spine worn, pages creased in middle, 2 inch tear in margin of map). N.Y.: George T. Patterson, 1880. Share prospectus. The Bolivar Mining Company discovered the Castillo gold mine in the State of Bolivar, Colombia. The proceeds from this share issue was for the development of the mine.
New York: Putnam, 1974. Photographic illustrations in black & white. 273 pages. 8vo with orange cloth, dust wrapper. Wrapper has plastic covering, but is lightly worn beneath with tears on corners. Otherwise in good shape. New York: Putnam, (1974). Small palimpsest of old pricing on front endpaper. A very good copy.
New York: Morgan Shepard, 1906. Map. xiii, (9), 231pp. 8vo, original 1/2 red cloth with pictorial boards, edges of corners lightly worn, otherwise very good. New York: Morgan Shepard, 1906. First Edition "The diary was kept by Alfred T. Jackson, a pioneer California miner, from May 18, 1850 to June 17, 1852." Graff 571. Cowan, p. 104. Howes C-111.
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.....
Frankfurt: Tampachs, 1692. Title page printed in red & black, and with a large woodcut vignette. Illustrated with 42 remarkable woodcuts (all large, many full-page), depicting mining, smelting & refining operations. Numerous large decorative initials and tailpieces throughout., 134,  leaves. Short folio, full contemporary vellum (binding a bit soiled and worn but very firm; old signature on title; some pages toned but with very little foxing; pale dampstains at margin of fore edge on some leaves; several small professional.....
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.
Denver: Great Western Publishing, 1904-05. Photo Illus., 2 folding. 596pp. Small 8vo, original maroon cloth, cloth spotted, corners lightly bumped. Denver: Great Western Publishing, 1904-05. Author was a pro-union employee for the Victor Daily Record, a newspaper published in the Cripple Creek area of Colorado, when the Cripple Creek miners' strike started. This copy lacks the folding illustration at end.
London: John Murray, 1828. 2 volumes on one. Thick, small 8vo, modern 3/4 brown cloth, red leather label, corners bumped, scattered light foxing, preliminary blank page is chipped in right margin. London: John Murray, 1828. First Edition Captain George Francis Lyon lived in Mexico as one of the commissioners of the English Compania de Real del Monte, a silver mining company. On his way back to England, the ship he was on was wrecked and all his papers and mineral.....