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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


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

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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


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

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Black Avalanche

By: Sellwood, Arthur; Sellwood, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller, 1960

Edition: First Edition


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; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 176 pages; 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 liqu... View more info

DUNLEVEY, FROM THE DIARIES OF ALEX P. MCINNES

By: Beeson, Edith

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Lillooet, BC, Lillooet Publishers Ltd., 1971

Edition: First Canadian Edition


Trade PB; Covers have some light soiling, light shelfwear to edges and corners. "The story of how Peter C. Dunlevey found gold on the Horsefly. The first real strike in the Cariboo, June 1859.". View more info

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Encyclopedia of Ghost Towns & Mining Camps of British Columbia Vol 1

By: Paterson, Thomas William

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Stagecoach Publishing, 1980

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing


Card covers show light edge wear. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations and Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 165 pages View more info

Following the Boulder Train Travels with Prospectors and Rock Doctors

By: Henry, Tom

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing, 2006

Edition: First Edition


Light creasing top edge DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. ; 1 x 9.1 x 6.4 Inches; 192 pages; "Following the Boulder Train" is full of remarkable life histories of legendary prospectors who made fortunes but couldn't take enough time away from bushwhacking to enjoy them, and of others who enjoyed them too much, making and losing so many fortunes they can't remember them all. The book offers memorable insights into the driven, obsessed world of mineral explor... View more info

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From Duck Lake to Dawson City The diary of Eben McAdam's journey to the Klondike, 1898-1899

By: McAdam, Ebenezer; R. Gordon Moyles (editor)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, Western Producer Prairie Books, 1977

Edition: First Edition


Dust jacket chipped, torn, creased.; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages View more info

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Frontier days in the Yukon

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Only slight wear to pictorial card covers; A bright solid book.; B&W and Colour Photographs, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages; This colorful history of the Klondike Gold Rush contains seven vignettes: - Prelude to Bonanza; Rabbit Creek; Queen of the Klondike; Gateway to the Klondike; White Pass & Yukon Railway; Paddle Wheels on the Yukon River and Jack Dalton: Pioneer Trail Builder View more info

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Frontier days in the Yukon

By: Basque, Garnet

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Langley, BC, Sunfire Publications, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright solid book.; B&W and Colour Illustrations, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 96 pages; This colorful history of the Klondike Gold Rush contains seven vignettes: - Prelude to Bonanza; Rabbit Creek; Queen of the Klondike; Gateway to the Klondike; White Pass & Yukon Railway; Paddle Wheels on the Yukon River and Jack Dalton: Pioneer Trail Builder View more info

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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


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; (... 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


Light edge wear to card covers; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; Maps, B&W photographs, drawings; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 64 pages; 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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Guide to Placer Staking

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Province of British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, 1983

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 40 pages; A guide for those those seeking to stake a claim in British Columbia. 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


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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Hope, Chilliwack, Yale & Boston Bar Prospecting & Rock Hounding Guide

By: Bourdon, Abe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Clinton BC, WR Design Services, 2003


Light edge wear and soil of card covers. ; Plastic overlay over front card cover, maps throughout. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Bourdon who compiled the information in this book is a staking agent in British Columbia. View more info

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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


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