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1 CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF ANTHRACITE COAL From the Lehigh Region at Lausanne, PA August 9th, 1914
Mauch Chunk, PA Carbon Co. Historical Society 1914 Booklet Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a pamphlet issued on the 100 year anniversary (of the first shipment of anthracite coal from the Lehigh region at Lausanne, Pa. ) . This is a 17 page stapled document commemorating the event. The title page and last page (17) have a little soil and a tear. The interior pages are clean and well preserved. ; Pamphlet 1.; 8vo  
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 COAL MINING NOTEBOOK 143 Ways to Boost Production and Lower Costs
New York, NY Coal Age Hardcover Near Fine  
This is a hardcover book in near fine contion - tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. ; 8vo; 253 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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3 ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WESTERN STATES (LINDGREN EDITION)
New York, NY The American Institute Of Mining And Metallurgical Engineers 1933 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book would be considered in fine condition if not for a former owner name, former owner book plate, price and some pencil check marks and a tiny number on the title pages. There are no other marks or writing. The covers, pages, edges are clean and crisp. There is no wear. There are 44 contributors to this scientific work sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Fund. ; 8vo; 797 pages  
Price: 37.00 USD
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4 TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERS VOL XLVI
New York, NY Institute Of Mining And Metallurgical Engineers 1922 First Edition Hardcover 
This is Volume XLVI from 1922 - a hardcover book in part leather and part cloth covers with a bright gilt title on the spine. . The binding is tight and hinges are secured, unbroken. A sturdy book (also heavy) . There is some wear to the tips of the cornersThe interior pages and end papers are clean and crisp, however, there is a former owner name and place on the front free end paper. Profusely illustrated in black and white photographs, very detailed engineer drawings, diagrams, charts, lists. Well cared for book. ; Vol. 66; 8vo; 871 pages  
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Ashburner, Charles A. with Frank A. Hill and Henry Carvill Lewis NOTES ON THE QUATERNARY GEOLOGY OF THE WYOMING-LACKAWANNA VALLEY In Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties
Harrisburg, PA Edwin K. Meyers 1886 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a pamphlet from the Geological Survey of Pennsylvania. Extract from Annual Report for 1885. There are four parts: Description of the Archbald Pot-Holes, Nanticoke Mine Disaster of December 1885, Description of the Buried Wyoming Valley, Between Pittston and Kingston, Description of a New Substance Resembling Dopplerite, from a Post-Glacial Peat-Bog at Scranton. It covers pages 615 through 656. There is a paper cover with the title page on the front and a blank back page. The spine is squared. There is a little discoloration on the paper covers, the interior is clean and well preserved. There are some photo illustrations and maps. ; 8vo  
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Bangham, D. H. (editor) PROGRESS IN COAL SCIENCE
New York, NY Interscience Publishers 1950 Hardcover Good+  
This is a hardcover ex-library book. The covers and interior pages are quite clean, the binding is tight, there is no underlining or wear. There are the usual library marks - call numbers on the spine and a pinhole stamp on the title page, a dainty pocket and check out slip in the rear, and an old portrait bookplate of the Franklin Institute Library on the front pasted down end paper. ; 8vo; 456 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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7 Bethea, Jack THE DEEP SEAM
New York A. L. Burt Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book with no dust jacket. The binding is tight, there is a touch of edge wear, the blue color with gilt title is a little dull, the interior is clean. There a former owner name and a price on the front end paper. This is a novel set in a coal mining camp. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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8 Bruere, Robert W. THE COMING OF COAL
New York, NY Association Press 1922 Hardcover Near Fine  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is very clean with a tight binding and there are no marks, writing, or underlining. The end papers have a name stamped and two numbers. This book has a connection to religion. There is a statement on the title page that states that it was 'Prepared for The Educational Committe of the Church and Social Service of the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America'. The Foreward implies that the importance of the coal industry in the public mind provides an express opportunity to apply theories of Christian ethics and conduct to working life. There is quite a bit of history included and it is all coal related. The book includes a suggested reading list related to coal and coalworkers and an index. ; 8vo; 123 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Clark, George B. INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MINING RESEARCH Proceedings of a Symposium Held At the University of Missour, February 1961
New York, NY Pergamon Press 1962 First Edition Hardcover 
This a a first edition of volume 2 (only) . It is a hardcover book in a tight binding. Sturdy , tight, bright, and very clean covers. The cloth moire overs are a bright, royal blue with a very bright title in gilt on the spine. There is a little tear in the cloth at the bottom cover edge - professionally repaired. There is a former owner name and place neatly written on the front end paper. The covers and interior pages are crisp and cleand. Well cared for. Profusely illustrated with charts, lists, diagrams, photographs. ; Vol. 2; 8vo; 859 pages  
Price: 34.00 USD
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10 Coal Age PRACTICAL KINKS FOR COAL MINING MEN
New York, NY Coal Age N.D. Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is in very good to near fine condition with very clean covers and a tight binding. There are no marks, writing, or underlining. The end papers, edges, and pages are also clean. This is a technical book with twelve chapters on methods, roof support, mechanization, transportation, ventilation, drainage and pumping, power, maintenance, preparation, safety, stripping, and materials. It is profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. It appears to have been published a little after 1936.; 8vo; 268 pages  
Price: 28.00 USD
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11 Danby, Arthur NATURAL ROCK ASPHALTS AND BITUMENS Their Geology, History, Properties, and Industrial Application
London, U. K. Constable & Company Ltd. 1913 Hardcover Very Good 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. It is very clean in a tight binding. There is a former owner stamp on the front end paper and another former owner name carefully written in ink on the title page. There is a set of numbers written on the front pasted down end paper, possibly the call numbers of the corporation whose name is in on the end paper. There is neat library pocket on the rear end paper. There are no other marks, writing, however six lines on three different pages have been underlined. The contents range from the geology, appearance, history, sources, extraction, tests to the use for the asphalts and bitumens. ; 8vo; 244 pages 
Price: 89.00 USD
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12 Edwards, A. B. GEOLOGY OF ASUTRALIAN ORE DEPOSITS A Symposium Arranged by a Committee of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Melbourne, Australia The Office Of The Congress / Australasian Institute 1953 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a handsome red linen cloth over the covers. There is an emblem of the Fifth Empire Australia Mining and Metallurgical Congress in gilt. There is bright gilt title on the spine. The book is very thick, (1290 pages) . The binding is tight and sturdy, the corners are straight with hint only of a bump to the top corners. There is a faint hint of wear to the tips of the corners and a short closed tear at the bottom of the spine. The interior is clean, including many fold out maps and charts in fine condition. Some in color. There are also many charts, diagrams, drawings. The book appears to be unused, however, there is a former owner (tasteful) bookplate pasted down. This book has been well cared for. Very good plus to near fine. Volume 1.; Vol. 1; 8vo; 1290 pages  
Price: 48.00 USD
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13 Fairhurst, C. ROCK MECHANICS Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium on Rock Mechanics Held At the University of Minnesota May 1962
Oxford Pergamon Press 1963 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book without a dust jacket as issued. This is a handsome hardcover book that would be considered in fine condition if not for a former owner name and company on the front end paper. TIght, bright, very clean and crisp. Maroon simulated leather pattern covers with gilt title on the spine. Well cared for. There are many fold-out charts, diagrams, charts, formulas. ; 8vo; 726 pages  
Price: 29.00 USD
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14 King, Arthur GOLD METALLURGY ON THE WITWATERSRAND
Johannesburg Transval Chamber Of Mining 1949 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book - it appears to be the first edition published in Johannesburg, South Africa. No jacket issued. The book has a handsome red cloth cover that is slightly taller than usual and relatively thick -458 pages. The gilt on the spine for the title is dulled. The cloth has a very light hint of darkening at the spine. There is no wear. The end papers contain a book plate of a former owner and are otherwise crisp and clean. There are black and white photos, diagrams, charts. There are many fold -out maps that are in pristine condition. The book has been well cared for. Tight, bright, crisp, clean - there are no other marks or meeting. ; 8vo; 458 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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15 Kirby, M. W. THE BRITISH COALMINING INDUSTRY 1870-1946 A Political and Economic History
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1977 0208016562 / 9780208016560 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is First American Editon hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are as crisp and clean as a new book, but with a touch of rubbing on the jacket.. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo  
Price: 24.00 USD
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16 Knoerr, Alvin W. and George P. Lutjen PROSPECTING FOR ATOMIC MINERALS How to Look for and Identify Atomic Ores. How to Stake and Protect a Claim. How to Evaluate and Sell Your Minerals.
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Company 1955 First Edition Hardcover Fine  
This is a first edition hardcover book in red cloth covers and title on the spine. The book also has a pamphlet that comes with the book, separately bound. It is titled the Uranium Prospectors Handbook - it is a small, think pamphlet of 12 pages including the paper covers - stapled. The book is nicely bound with a tight binding and straight corners. There is a light touch of wear at the top of the spine. There is a formenr owner neatly printed bookplate on the front end paper. The interior pages are very clean. Illustrated with black and white half-tone photographs, diagrams, charts, drawings. . Well cared for; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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17 Ladoo, Raymond B. with W. M Myers NONMETALLIC MINERALS
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Co 1951 Second Edition Hardcover 
This is the 1951 Second Edition hardcover book in handsome maroon covers with bright gilt title and data on the spine. The book has a tight binding and is in near fine condition. There is a former owner name, plus a tasteful bookplate of the former owner and a publisher review card pasted in at the front end paper. There ar eno other marks or writing. The book covers and interior pages are crisp and clean. This is a medium heavy book of normal dimensions, but thick (605 pages) . There are some diagrams, charts, lists.; 8vo; 605 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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18 Lahee, Frederic H. FIELD GEOLOGY
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Company 1952 Fifth Edition Flexible covers Near Fine  
This is a hardcover with slightly flexible covers (as designed for easier reading) . It is without a dust jacket. The covers are a handsome maroon cloth with a gilt title on the spine. The book is in near fine condition. It has a review copy printed note pasted in from McGraw Hill. There is a former owner name on the front end paper above the note. There are no other marks or writing. The pages are quite crisp and clean. It barely looks used or read. It is profusely illustrated in black and white photographs and diagrams, charts, tables, formulas. There is an extensive Appendix , Bibliography, and Index. 883 pages. Small, thick book. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 883 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Longrigg, Stephen Hemsley OIL IN THE MIDDLE EAST Its Discovery and Development
London, U. K. Oxford University Press 1954 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding and is very clean, however the blue color cloth used for binding is lightening at the top and bottom edges of the cloth. The pages are very clean. There is a former owner stamp in the inside end paper, but there are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket has two closed tear.. There is discoloring at the spine and on the rear fhe book. There is also a spot and a remnant of a price sticker removal. The jacket is price clipped. The dust jacket is protected from further wear in its see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 305 pages  
Price: 32.00 USD
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20 Mankin, Guy POWER HANDBOOK ON FUELS
New York, NY Power/Mcgra-Hill Publishers 1934 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The binding is tight, the covers are quite clean as is the interior except for a couple brown spots on the bottom of some pages. There is a former owner name and date on the front free end paper and a shadow of a former small price lable, also on the front (pasted down) end paper. The book is illustrated with diagrams, graphs, and tables. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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