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The Formation of Mineral Deposits, Bateman, Alan M.
1 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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The Golden Chain: A History of Sebastopol with Special Reference to Gold and Mining, Jenkins, Evan D., and Arthur J. Jenkins
2 Jenkins, Evan D., and Arthur J. Jenkins The Golden Chain: A History of Sebastopol with Special Reference to Gold and Mining
Victoria, Australia 1980 0959496408 / 9780959496406 First Edition Paperback Good Octavo Signed by Author
136 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine uncreased. Light foxing to edges of text block, title page and the last few pages. Internally uncreased, unmarked and solidly bound. Signed on title page by Arthur J. Jenkins. Illustrated with b/w photos 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Gold Fever: The Australian Goldfields 1851 to the 1890s, Keesing, Nancy (editor)
3 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
4 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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Red Rocks and Spinifex, Images of the Pilbara, MacRae, Bill
5 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
6 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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7 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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St. Clair: A Nineteenth-Century Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster-Prone Industry, Wallace, Anthony F.C.
8 Wallace, Anthony F.C. St. Clair: A Nineteenth-Century Coal Town's Experience with a Disaster-Prone Industry
Ithaca and London Cornell University Press 1988 0801499003 / 9780801499005 First Thus (with corrections) Paperback Very Good Octavo Howard, Robert 
xvii, 519 pp. Light edgewear. Abrasion to inside front cover and first page (bug-nibbled in one small spot). Otherwise unmarked and solidly bound. Black and white illustrations: photos, maps and technical drawings. "It is not excessive to call it a work of genius if, as the novelist Walker Percy suggests, 'genius consists not in making great discoveries but in seeing connections between small discoveries'. A rich work of research and imagination. One of the most important books on American industry to be published in recent memory." 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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