Chapter 1: Mining
found: 7 books

 
Equipment Alternatives in Surface Mining: 11 February 1987, Witbank
South African Insitute of Mining and Metallurgy/ Die Suid-Afrikaanse Instituut van Mynbou & Metallurgie. 1987, 1st Edition. Soft cover. Pages complete plus 146 blank pages for notes (?). A collection of 10 lectures. The cover is much worn and marked. All edges and corners have wear. The spine is sunned. The binding is strong and muscular. The contents are neat, clean, clear, sure, fixed, assured. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 21fw
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.75 | £UK 65.75 | JP¥ 8961]
Catalogue: Mining
Keywords: JPG~

 
Gold Extraction for the Small Operator
Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd. London. 1948, 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 103 pages (complete). A thoughtlessly stored book that, had it not been let down by the disrepair of the cover would be been rated good. The cover is much worn, scuffed, worn. It is firm and strong. Inside, the contents are firm against the spine, clear. The pages have occasional handling marks but are otherwise elegant and serene, they are well ordered and spaced, confident and certain. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Poor/No Jacket.
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Book number: 1gl
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1476]
Catalogue: Mining
Keywords: JPG~

 
Pictorial Map of the Witwatersrand Gold Fields
Gold Producers' Committee, Transvaal Chamber of Mines. 1932. Softcover. Fold out map. Ex-library (Johannesburg Public Library) copy with consequent labels, stamps, wear, marks, tear, repair, use. A much owned copy. In English and Afrikaans. The map is intact and sure. It has wear, tear all about. It is however, strong. The map face is fresh and clean and bright, placid, competent. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Fair/No Jacket.
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Book number: 22ig
USD 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.5 | £UK 77.5 | JP¥ 10542]

 
Search for Wealth
Saambou National Building Society. 1980. Softcover. Complete. A much owned copy of this general history of gold and diamond mining in South Africa. Included: a booklet for 'The Gold Mine Museum' in Johannesburg. Tipped in illustrations (complete). The covers have wear to all edges, corners, seams, faces. They have scuffing, handling and storage marks. They are placid and sure. The contents have evidence of much eager use throughout. Nonetheless, the contents are clean, clear, convivial, certain, competent, engaging. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 16op
USD 27.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 21 | JP¥ 2846]

 
Die Soektog Na Rykdom
Saambou-Nasionale Bouvereniging, Kaapstad. 1974. Softcover. Complete. In Afrikaans throughout. A casually owned copy about the history of diamond mining in South Africa. Collector's picture-cards tipped in. The covers have wear, creases from use. They are comfortable and secure. The first page has a previous ownder signature. The contents have evidence of eager use throughout. There are some handling marks, user creases. In general the pages are clean, clear, competent, keen. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11kx
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.5 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 2635]

 
LANG, JOHN
Probing the Frontiers: The Story of Pinkie Hill
Jonathan Ball Publishers, Johannesburg. 1990, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0947464271). Hardcover, with dust jacket. Inscribed by Author(s)173 pages (complete). A rare copy of this book. It is not only inscribed by Lang but is also signed by Pinkie Hill. In addition there are the signatures of many of Hill's friends, all of them the great and powerful in the Johannesburg Mining world, but also academia. Those that are legible are of: Ken Steele, Dr W. S. Rapson, Reinald Hofmeyr, Barrington Mudd, Tony Petersen, George Nisbet (who was president of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy when Hill was awarded its prestigious Brigadier Stokes Memorial Award (he was the third to receive it)), T. L. Gibbs, Professor Robert ('Bob') Charlton (who was Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand) and most significantly, HARRY OPPENHEIMER. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj has mild edge wear. The board cover has shelf pulls to the head and foot. Inside there is evidence of usage. The title page has a mild surface mark. Otherwise the contents are clear, clean, content, relaxed and genial. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/Good. signed.
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Book number: 24fx
USD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 171 | £UK 154.75 | JP¥ 21084]
Catalogue: Mining
Keywords: JPG~ 0947464271

 
PRAAGH, L V (ED)
The Transvaal and Its Mines (the Encyclopedic History of the Transvaal)
Praagh & Lloyd, London and Johannesburg. 1906, First Edition. Hardcover. 677 pages plus index (complete). A stout, sturdy copy. Full leather. The spine has been repaired with a leather patch. The front board has gilt titling and arms. The boards are much worn all about. The back board shows the consequences of inconsiderate storage. It is much stained and marked. The boards also have scuffing, rubbing, handling marks. They are also steady and sound. The spine, aside from the repair, has some wear to the head and length, marks and stains along the body. The spine is sure. Decorated (a la bourgeois) end papers. These have some works, tanning. The frontispage has a previous owner signature. Much of the first free page has been clipped away. The papertrims are gilded (scuffed but genially agleam). The contents are mild-mannered. The final pages also have the consequences of the lazy storage. The end paper has stains, the final pages are waved, marked. However, overwhelmingly the pages show very light evidence of use. They are bright, clean, clear, healthy, very confident and generous, keen, bountifully illustrated, the folded panorama photographs are smart, the pages are tight, sound. fk. Our orders are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 11sc
USD 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 512.5 | £UK 464 | JP¥ 63252]

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