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Occurrences of Gemstone Minerals in Tasmania
1 Occurrences of Gemstone Minerals in Tasmania
Hobart Tasmania Department of Mines 1969 Paper wraps, stapled Fair Octavo 
15 pp. General and edgewear to covers. Stamped name of gem shop to cover and top margins of six pages. Prev. owner's stamped details to cover. Otherwise unmarked. Includes list of minerals with comments and two-page locality map of Tasmania with index. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Formation of Mineral Deposits, Bateman, Alan M.
2 Bateman, Alan M. The Formation of Mineral Deposits
New York John Wiley & Sons 1967 Ninth Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
371 pp. Very light general and edgewear to boards. Corners a little worn. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations. Geological timetable, glossary, index. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Staking a Claim: Gold and the Development of Victorian Mining Law, Birrell, Ralph W.
3 Birrell, Ralph W. Staking a Claim: Gold and the Development of Victorian Mining Law
Carlton South Melbourne University Press 1998 0522848036 / 9780522848038 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
228 pp. Extremely light edgewear (including one small closed tear) to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Shallow creasing to first ten or so pages. All else as new. Front endpapers illustrated; map of Victoria's goldfields to rear endpapers. Black-and-white illustrations in plates and in the text. Notes, bibliography, index. "Essential reading for the mining industry and mining lawyers; legal, social and economic historians; environmentalists; and anyone with an interest in the goldfields, the mining industry and Victorian history." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Jabiluka: The Battle to Mine Australia's Uranium, Grey, Tony
4 Grey, Tony Jabiluka: The Battle to Mine Australia's Uranium
Port Melbourne Text 1994 1863720405 / 9781863720403 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
305 pp. Sticker ("Production File Copy") around covers near base of spine. Short crease to lower front corner. Scuffing to lower edge of text block. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos. By the founder of the uranium mine at Ja Ja in the Northern Territory. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Gold Fever: The Australian Goldfields 1851 to the 1890s, Keesing, Nancy (editor)
5 Keesing, Nancy (editor) Gold Fever: The Australian Goldfields 1851 to the 1890s
Sydney Angus & Robertson 1967 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Octavo 
412 pp. Light general and edgewear to boards, including a little wear to corners and lower edges of boards. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Presentation book plate to front free endpaper (Mooroolbark Technical School 1967). Black-and-white drawings in the text. Index of authors; general index. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Sliding Rock: To Mine or not to Mine., Klaassen, Nic
6 Klaassen, Nic Sliding Rock: To Mine or not to Mine.
Eden Hills SA Nic Klaassen 1986 1862522537 / 9781862522534 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Landscape Octavo 
248 pp. Small crease to head of spine. Faint scuffing to edges of text block. All else as new. Decorated (maps) eps. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. Appendices (Mining and related terms; statement of copper sales; population of sliding rock; list of books on the far north of South Australia), bibliography, index. "A revealing social history of the trials and tribulations surrounding the development in 1870 of one of the many small but important copper mines which dotted South Australia's early mining landscape." 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Mining in World History (Globalities series), Lynch, Martin
7 Lynch, Martin Mining in World History (Globalities series)
London Reaktion Books 2002 1861891733 / 9781861891730 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
350 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Black-and-white maps in the text. References, list of maps, index. "In this superbly written account of mining in world history, readers will discover the startling interplay of personalities, politics and technologies that have shaped the metallurgical industries down to the present." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Red Rocks and Spinifex, Images of the Pilbara, MacRae, Bill
8 MacRae, Bill Red Rocks and Spinifex, Images of the Pilbara
Karratha, W.A. Australia Bill MacRae 1995 0646230271 / 9780646230276 First Paperback Near Fine Near Fine Quarto 
80 pp. Paperback with dustjacket. A little edgewear; upper corners very lightly bumped. Colour photos of the Pilbara, with an emphasis on the mining industry in the region. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Gold!: The Fascinating Story of Gold in Australia, Nicholson, John
9 Nicholson, John Gold!: The Fascinating Story of Gold in Australia
St Leonards NSW Allen & Unwin 1994 186373676 | X First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Quarto 
32 pp. A little unobtrusive scuffing to illustrated boards. Corners bumped. Previous owner’s details inked to front free endpaper; prev. owner's sticker to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Sellwood, Arthur and Mary Black Avalanche
London Muller 1960 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
176 pp. Light general wear to unclipped dw. Spine sunned. Small chip near base of spine. Edges of text block a little discoloured and foxed. Upper edge tinted green. A little faint foxing to upper edges of first and last few pages, otherwise internally unmarked. Solidly bound. Illustrated eps -- plan of Knockshinnock Castle and Bank Collieries. Illustrated w/black-and-white plates. "...vivid account of the world's strangest pit disaster..." 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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11 Wallace, Anthony F.C. St. Clair: A Nineteenth-Century Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster-Prone Industry
Ithaca Cornell University 1988 0801499003 / 9780801499005 First Thus Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Howard, Robert 
xvii, 519 pp. Light edgewear. Abrasion to inside front cover and first page (eaten through in one small spot). Otherwise unmarked and solidly bound. Black and white illustrations: photos, maps and technical drawings. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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