illus. 8vo, cloth, d.w.; (ex- lib). London: George Allen & Unwin, (1979).
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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.
maps. 477pp. 8vo, cloth. N.Y.: Knopf, 1958. vg.
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.
Cambridge: Oleander Press, 1984. 2 volumes. folding map, In-text black-and-white illustrations, and several full page illustrations. 8vos, red cloth, dust wrappers. Near fine copies in very good(+) dust wrappers. Facsimile reprint of the 1879 edition.
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.
1886. 3 pages, 12.5 x 8.25 inches, no place, no date, circa 1886. This document is a report authorizing the Mining Company at Bethune to establish a mine "the Common Bulley Grenway" (Pas de Calais), translated in part: "...We have the honor Mr. President to submit a signature project of the attached decree...authorizing the Mining Company at Bethune...to proceed...and determine the conditions which would be issued subject to the installation and operation..." Boldly signed by Carnot as Minister of Finance...
New York: St. Martin's, 1979. Illus. 8vo, brown cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1979).
Sausalito: Pages of History, 1959. of mining the lode. Illus. 55pp. 8vo, pr. wrs. Sausalito: Pages of History, (1959). Accompanied by a folding map of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode Area laid in. Text booklet and map in original publisher's envelope.
Mexico: 1768. 2 pages in Spanish (roughly translated), 16.5 x 12 inches, A Royal Proclamation: El Marquis de Croix, March 9, 1768, ordering the mine owners to make concessions and increase wages, in small part: "...A decline in mining...the mines have the common enemy of water, which has flooded them...the excessive construction cost of which the Kingdom has no wealth. Is the relief moderation the price you ask as the best mines are completely uninhabited and desolate? Send my fatherly...
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...
New York: C. van Bentheysen, 1863. Pocket-size volume with two fold-out maps. 103 pp, thin 8vo, original light green printed wrapper. Light surface soil. Albany: C. van Bentheysen, 1863. This very scarce survey by Goldsmith Denniston compiles historical, geographical, and statistical information about Orange County, New York. The book contains detailed discussions of the county's geology and physiology, climate and products, and political divisions. In addition, it provides agricultural and manufacturing statistics for several towns, such as Cornwall, Goshen, Monroe...
Boston: Little Brown, 1950. Illus. by Tom Lea. 8vo, tan cloth, spine lightly soiled, edges of corners worn. Boston: Little Brown, 1950.
8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Dodd Mead, (1966). vg.
New York: Vanguard Press, 1950. 8vo, silver cloth, corners bumped. New York: Vanguard Press, (1950). Anthology of writings on the Comstock Lode.
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...
Garden City: Doubleday, 1962. 379 pages, 8vo, black cloth (dampstained, some adherence of paper from wrapper, mostly to back cover), dust wrapper (dampstained on spine and edges). A good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Signed page is clean and free from staining. Presentation copy signed by the author on the front free endpaper "...with Love Howard"
color Frontis., b/w illus. 8vo, cloth. Washington, 1967. National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings, vol. XI.
Caldwell: Caxton Printers, 1968. Illus. 466pp. 4to, brown cloth, d.w, pages slightly wavy throughout, otherwise very good. Caldwell: Caxton Printers, 1968.
Londong: Gentlemen's Magazine, 1751. Map. Uncolored engraving. 8.25" x 9.75". Trimmed approximately .25" beyond neat-line at right margin resulting in the loss of the "te" in "Orthwaite" and "51" in "1751". Otherwise in very good condition. An interesting map of the Cumberland region of England that indicates mines, mountains and waterways as well as towns and roads. The front and back of three roman coins are depicted at top, and a triggerfish indicated by it's French name "Bourse" is shown at bottom right.
Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing, 1891. Illus. 288pp. 8vo, original green cloth, spine ends and edges of corners worn, corners bumped, cloth rubbed. Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing, 1891. First Edition A novel set in the mining camps of California and Nevada.
London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982. Many Illus., some in color. 96pp. Small 4to, pictorial wrs. (London): Arts Council of Great Britain, 1982. Fine Exhibition catalogue.
illus. 8vo, 1/2 cloth, boxed. N.p.: West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1967. Limited Edition.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1969. Illus., folding map. 488pp. 8vo, gray cloth, d.w. lightly soiled on back portion, otherwise very good. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1969). First Edition.