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Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
13826AnonThirteenth and Fourteenth Annual Reports Idaho State Board of Registration for Professional GeologistsIdaho State Board of RegistrationGood.5 3/8 by 8.5 inches, two booklets on Idaho professional Geologists with laws, regulations and member names.Idaho, Mining, Geology$20
13776Ball, S. H.Mines of Silver Peak Range, Kawich Range and other Southern Nevada DistrictsNevada PublicationsGood. Light shelf wear and soiling on the covers.Mining in Nevada and California. There are a few b&w photos, maps, tables and an index.Mining, Nevada, California$20
13751Ballantyne, VerneHow And Where To Find GoldARCOGood. Some creasing and soiling.There are many pictures and drawings. Author signed and dated on the title page.Gold mining$20
12672Banker, E. F., and N. D. Showalter, editorsThe State Of Washington (A Workshop and Playground for all America) A Popular Radio Story Of Mineral ResourcesSecretary Of State, Washington StateGood. Sharp creases on the top right, faint creases on the bottom.A 6 x 9 inch brochure, a radio story of Washington State minerals. There's a map in the front and a picture of The American Smelting & Refining Plant in Tacoma on the back.Washington State, mining$25
13001Barlee, N. L.Gold Creeks and Ghost Towns of Northeastern WashingtonOld Okanogan Publishing CompanyVery good. Light shelf wear8 x 10.5 inches paperback with many b&w photos, a history of mining and ghost towns in Northeastern Washington.Pacific Northwest, Washington State, mining, ghost towns$25
14763Barlee, N. L.Gold Creeks and Ghost Towns of Northeastern WashingtonOld Okanogan Publishing CompanyGood. Soiling and a small moisture stain on the front cover. A stain on the back cover.8 x 10.5 inches paperback with many b&w photos, a history of mining and ghost towns in Northeastern Washington.Pacific Northwest, Washington State, mining, ghost towns$20
15397Battien, PaulineJoe Moris His Stake and His Heritage to an EmpireSelf-publishedGood. Scrape mark on the front cover. Old tape marks on the inside of the covers. Owner's notations in the backJoe Moris, miner. British Columbia's Red Mountain and others. There are b&w photos.Mining, British Columbia, Canada, Washington State$20
10555Beyschlag, Prof. Dr. F., Prof. J. H. L. Voght and Prof. Dr. P. KruschThe Deposits of the Useful Minerals & Rocks Their Origin, Form, and Content Vol. I Ore-Deposits in General-Magmatic Segregations Contact-Deposits-Tin Lodes-Quicksilver LodesMacmillan and Co.Fair to good. Covers and spine have some shelf wear and soiling. Previous owner's rubber stamp 3 times inside. Owner's name in ink inside. Back hinge has cracking, has been re-glued. Front edge of the pages have a light moisture stain. Top edge of pages is gilt. No dust wrapper.1914 hardback with 514 pages, maps, drawings, photos and an index.Geology, minerals, mining$50
10556Beyschlag, Prof. Dr. F., Prof. J. H. L. Voght and Prof. Dr. P. KruschThe Deposits of the Useful Minerals & Rocks Their Origin, Form, and Content Vol. II Lodes-Metasomatic Deposits-Ore Beds-Gravel deposits.Macmillan and Co.Fair. Covers and spine have some shelf wear and soiling. Covers and spine have wrinkles. Spine lettering faded. Previous owner's rubber stamp 4 times inside. Owner's name in ink inside. Back hinge has cracking, has been re-glued. One section of pages is slightly higher than the others. Top edges of the pages are gilt. No dust wrapper.1914 hardback with pages 515 to 1262, maps, drawings, photos and an index.Geology, minerals, mining$35
14985Boren, Kerry Ross, and Lisa Lee BorenThe Utah Gold Rush The Lost Rhoades Mine and the Hathenbruck LegacyCouncil PressGood. Front cover has a crease.8.5 x 11 inches with many b&w photos and maps, gold mining in Utah. This copy is signed by the writer of the introduction, Randy W. Lewis, and another inscription, not signed, 'thanks for reading our books.'Utah, gold mining, history$20
16013Bridgman, ? PhotographerUnited Empire Mine, Stewart, B.C., 1934, 2 8 x 10 inch photosBridgmanGood. Two 8 x 10 photos by 'Bridgman' of the United Empire Mine in Stewart, B.C.. One of buildings, a car and peoople, the other of someone riding in an overhead gondola?British Columbia, Stewart, B.C., Canada, Mining, ephemera, photography$25
15480Byrnes, Mike and Les RickeyThe Truth About The Lynching of Frank LittleOld Butte PublishingGood. Light shelf wear.The lynching of Frank Little. The Copper Trust vs. the IWW in Montana. There are b&w photos and an extensive bibliography. Inscribed by the author.IWW, Montana, mining$40
14919Caine, Ralph L.Legendary And Geological History of Lost Desert GoldDesert Magazine PressGood. Shelfwear, some soiling and creasing.Gold mining in the desert. There are b&w photos.Gold mining$20
14997Caldwell, Francis E.Cassiar's Elusive GoldTraffordVery good.Gold mine history in Cassiar in Northern British Columbia. There are b&w photos. The author's signature is on the title page.Gold Mining, Cassiar, British Columbia, Canada$20
15159Cole, TerrenceCrooked Past The History of a Frontier Mining Camp: Fairbanks, AlaskaUniversity of Alaska PressVery good.Fairbanks, Alaska mining camp. There are many b&w photos, notes, bibliography and an index. The author has a three line inscription on the title page.Alaska, Fairbanks, Mining$25
13593Colorado Mining AssociationProgram Colorado Mining Association Annual Meeting January 16-17, 1929Colorado Mining AssociationGood. Some soiling and light creasing. Two paper punch marks in a margin.4 x 9 inches, folded once, the program for the Annual Meeting of the Colorado Mining Association and Colorado Chapter American Mining Congress. Auditorium of Continental Oil Co., Denver, Colorado, 1929. A "Sowbelly Supper" is mentioned.Corporate history, Mining, Denver, Colorado, ephemera$20
11238Dunning, Charles H., and Edward H. Peplow, Jr.Silver from Spanish Missions to Space Age MissilesHicks Publishing CorporationFine in a fair to good dust wrapper. The dust wrapper has wear and chipping along it's edges.4.5 x 7 inches with many b&w photos, illustrations by Patrick Shehee, notes and references. Index to mines.Silver, Silver mines, mining, Arizona, history$20
13827Evans, Thomas J.Native Bituminous Materials in TexasThe University of TexasVery good. Light shelf wear.8.5 x 11 inches with maps, charts and references of bituminous materials in Texas. There are references.Texas, Mining, Geology, Bituminous$20
13281Gilmore, Eugene AllenModern American Law Volume 17Blackstone InstituteGood. Spine lettering faded. Wear on the spine and covers. Small 7 line rubber stamp inside. No dust wrapper. Limp faux leather covers.Modern American Law. Vol. 17 covers Estoppel, Irrigation and Water Rights, Mines and Mining, Admiralty Law and Legal Ethics, by various authors.Law, Estoppel, Irrigation and Water Rights, Riparian, Mining$30
11478Griswold, Don and JeanColorado's Century of "Cities"Self-publishedGood to very good with light wear on the top and bottom of the spine. In a good, lightly worn and soiled, dust wrapper. There's a glue fade through stain on the back of the tipped in plate and the next 2 pages.A history of Colorado towns. There's one tipped in color plate, b&w photos, a map, appendix, bibliography and an index.Western Americana, Colorado, Mining, history$25
13435Hall, Arthur C.Those Wonderful Years In MexicoSelf publishedVery good. No dust wrapper.An autobiographical account of mining in Mexico. There's a map and b&w photos.Mining, Mexico$30
15376Hall, Ernest R.Ernest R. Hall business card on thin copperErnest R. HallGood.3.5 x 1.75 inches, the business card of Ernest R. Hall, gold, copper, barite properties in Salome, Arizona. Salome "Where She Danced."Mining, ephemera, Salome, Arizona$25
13724Harn, Kenneth L., editorInternational California Mining Journal 1998 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
13725Harn, Kenneth L., editorInternational California Mining Journal 1999 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
13726Harn, Kenneth L., editorCalifornia Mining Journal 1988 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20

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Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
13726Harn, Kenneth L., editorCalifornia Mining Journal 1988 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
13727Harn, Kenneth L., editorCalifornia Mining Journal 1991 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
13728Harn, Kenneth L., editorCalifornia Mining Journal 1992 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
13729Harn, Kenneth L., editorCalifornia Mining Journal 1993 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
13730Harn, Kenneth L., editorInternational California Mining Journal 1994 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
13731Harn, Kenneth L., editorInternational California Mining Journal 1995 complete, 12 issuesKenneth L. HarnGood. Very occasional ink notes and creasing.8.25 x 10.75 international mining magazines with interesting articles, b&w photos and ads. Mining in Mexico, Arizona, California, Alaska, Oregon, Washington State, Nevada, Idaho and all over the world.Mining, gold$20
15242Hess, Frank L. and Waldemar T. SchallerColorado Ferberite And The Wolframite SeriesGovernment Printing OfficeGood. Name on the cover. Wear on the top and bottom of the spine. Some light soiling, creasing and shelf wear.Jnited States Geological Survey Bulletin 583 with many b&w photos, tables and a bibliography.Colorado, Mining, Ferberite, Wolframite$20
13775Hill, J. M.Mines of Battle Mountain, Reese River, Aurora and other Western Nevada DistrictsNevada PublicationsGood. Some discoloring on the bottom of the front cover.Mines of Nevada, there are b&w photos and an index. Includes a 26.5 by 15 inch map of the Reese River Mining District.Nevada, Mining$20
15632Johnson, Jean, editorBoomtown History II Celebration of Goldfield-Tonopah Area BoomtownsNevada Boomtown History Event 2007Very good.Eighteen stories on the history of the Goldfield-Tonopah Area with b&w photos. Signed by Clair Blackburn, author of "Big Bill Murphy...."Nevada, Goldfield, Nevada, Tonopah, Nevada, mining.$20
15248Kelli, CactusPioneer Women, Miners and ThievesSelf-publishedVery good.The subtitle: Golden Niggets of History from the Great Arizona Outback. McMullen Valley, Harcuvar mountains. B&w photos, a map, and Salome are referenced. There are footnotes. Signed by the author.Mining, Harcuvar Mountains, McMullen Valley, Salome, Mining, Dick Wick Hall$50
11060Kettle River History ClubOld & New Reflections of the Kettle River RegionKettle River History ClubVery good. Light shelfwear and soiling on the covers and spine.1984 paperback, 8.5 x 11 inches, with 380 pages, b&w photos and maps. History of North Central Washington State. Bodie, Curlew, Danville, Ferry, Mal, Toroda. A history of mining in the area as well.Pacific Northwest, Washington State, Mining, North Central Washington, Bodie, Curlew, Danville, Ferry, Mal, Toroda$25
13594Leonard, James M., SuperintendentSutro Tunnel Coalition, Inc., letter to Chas. A. ChaseSutro Tunnel Coalition, Inc.Good. Light shelf wear and soiling. Punched for a 3-ring binder.8.5 x 11 inches, superintendent Leonard asks Chase, general manager of the Shenandoah-Dives Mining Company, about the operation of a 300-ton flotation plant designed by Stearns-Roger Company.Sutro Tunnel Coalition, Inc., Virginia City, Nevada, ephemera, mining$25
15931Lord, EliotThe Drama of Virginia CityNevada Branch of the American Association of University WomenGood. Pencil date and locationA reprint of "Comstock Mining and Miners", US Geological Survey, 1881.Mining, Nevada$20
15588Love, FrankA Guide to The Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of the Yuma and Lower Colorado RegionLittle London PressVery good.Ghost Towns and Mining Camps...Tumco, Castle Dome, Fortuna, Kofa, Polaris and Picacho, California and Arizona. There's an inscription by the author, pictures and maps.Mining, California, Arizona$20
11959Ludditt, Fred W.Campfire Sketches of the CaribooSelf publishedGood. Covers have light shelf wear and soiling. The front cover has a light crease. Small owner's stamp three times in the front, back and once in the middle?Mining in the Cariboo, British Columbia, in the 1930s. There are several b&w photos.Canada, British Columbia, Cariboo, mining$20
15706Madonna, JimAlaska Gold Trails The Pioneers Volume IIA. P. PublishingGood. Light shelf wear.Alaska gold trails. Life in Alaska's Frontier as Told by the Pioneers Who Blazed the Trails. There are appendicies.Alaska, Mining$20
15865Magnuson, Richard G.Coeur D'Alene Diary Binford & MortVery good. In a good dust wrapper.'The First Ten Years of Hardrock Mining In North Idaho' The author autograph is on the title page. There are many b&w photos, and index and end paper maps.Idaho, Mining, Coeur D'Alene$20
9484Meadows, Lorena EdwardsA Sagebrush Heritage The Story of Ben Edwards and His FamilySelf Published 1979 3rd printing with 283 pages, signed by the author, b&w photos, illustrations, bibliography and an index.Fine. In a good dust wrapper that has some shelf wear and soiling.1979 3rd printing hardback with 283 pages, signed by the author, b&w photos, illustrations, bibliography and an index. Biography, Ben Edwards, Mining History, Business History, Corporate history, Nevada, California. Biography, Ben Edwards, Mining History, Business History, Corporate history, Nevada, California$20
12427Montgomery, James W.Liberated Woman a life of May Arkwright HuttonGingko House PublishersGood. Light shelfwear and soiling on the covers and spine. Owner's small rubber stamp inside.A biography of May Arkwright Hutton, gold mine cook, Woman's Suffrage Leader, and political activist of Spokane, Washington State. Inscribed by the author in 1974Biography, Pacific Northwest, Washington State, May Arkwright Hutton, Woman's Suffrage, Spokane, Washington, mining$20
15373Nokes, GregoryMassacred For Gold The Chinese In Hells CanyonOregon State University PressVery good.The 1887 masacre of thirty Chinese gold miners on the Oregon side of Hells Canyon. There are b&w photos, notes, bibliography and an index.Oregon, mining, Chinese Americans, Hells Canyon$20
12297Northwest Mining AssociationNorthwest Mining Association 1985-86 DirectoryNorthwest Mining AssociationGood. Light shelf wear. Ownership sticker on the front cover. The back cover has a vertical crease.Northwest mining. Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon territory. Many ads, lists of companies, memberships and more.Mining, Northwest US, Canada$20
12298Northwest Mining AssociationNorthwest Mining Association 1987-88 DirectoryNorthwest Mining AssociationVery good.Northwest mining. Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon territory. Many ads, lists of companies, memberships and more.Mining, Northwest US, Canada$20
12299Northwest Mining AssociationNorthwest Mining Association 1992 DirectoryNorthwest Mining AssociationVery good. This spiral bound book has light shelf wear on the front cover.Northwest mining. Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon territory. Many ads, lists of companies, memberships and more.Mining, Northwest US, Canada$20
12300Northwest Mining AssociationNorthwest Mining Association 1995 DirectoryNorthwest Mining AssociationVery good. This spiral bound book has light shelf wear on the front cover.Northwest mining. Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon territory. Many ads, lists of companies, memberships and more.Mining, Northwest US, Canada$20
12679Preston, R. N.Oregon Gold & Gems Maps Then & NowR. N. PrestonVery good. The map envelope is missing it's clasp and has a crease on the flap. Six 4 fold maps, 22.75 x 17.5 inches each, Oregon Gem and Gold, before and after.Oregon, Gems, Gold, Mining$30

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Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
11796Roper, Martin, editorEl Serrano Volume XIII No. 155 July 1962Cerro De Pasco CorporationGood. Some light shelf wear and soiling. Smells faintly musty.8.5 x 11.5 inches, magazine format, with articles on history, coal mining, Chanchamayo.South America, Peru, Cerro De Pasco Corporation, Mining$20
9204Rounds, GlenPay DirtHoliday house Good. Owner's name in ink inside. Bookplate. No dust wrapper.1938 hardback with 149 pages and pen & ink drawings. Juvenile literature. Black Hills Gold Mining, South Dakota. Fiction. Juvenile Literature, Black Hills, South Dakota, Gold Mining$15
12306Shovers, Brian, co-editorThe Speculator A journal of Butte and Southwest Montana History Summer 1985 Volume 2, Number 2Butte Historical SocietyGood. Light shelf wear on the covers. There's a brown paper stain? mark inside the front cover.8.5 x 11 inches, this edition is about socialism in Butte, Montana, particularly the reign of Socialist Mayor Lewis Duncan in 1911, his influence on the town and mining. There are nice b&w photos.Montana, Socialism, Mining, Lewis Duncan$75
12760Smith, Duane A.Staking a Claim in History The Evolution of Homestake Mining CompanyHomestake Mining CompanyVery good. In a good dust wrapper that has faint moisture waving on the edges.A history of Homestake Mining Company. 8.5 x 10.5 inches with nice b&w photos.Homestake Mining Company, Corporate History$45
15733Starling, LirrelChronicles Of Mokelumne HillByzantine PressVery good. In a very good dust wrapper.Two inscriptions by the the author and her business card. California history. There are many b&w photos. Mokelumne Hill, a gold mining town. There are many b&w photos.California, gold mining, Mokelumne Hill$50
13163Stout, Koehler S.Practical Guide For Prospectors and Small-Miine Operators In MontanaMontanna School of MinesGood.Mining in Montana. There are appendices, a bibliography and b&w photosMontana, Mining$20

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