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Transactions of the American Institute of the City of New-York, for the Year 1852

Albany [NY]: Charles Van Benthuysen. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, soiled, and rounded, 1854 gift . inscription on front free endpaper, scattered foxing, some pressed leaves . laid in.. 1853. Hardcover. Original dark brown blindstamped cloth with gilt titles and wheat sheaf design stamped on spine. Index. Many engravings of various machines, inventions, and livestock. Eleventh annual report to the State Legislature about the Institute’s various agricultural and machinery exhibitions and shows. Includes five-page chapter about Mr. L. Alexander’s submarine vessel (engraving) , illustrations of Cochran’s quartz-crushing machine, account book printers, the Throstle spinning frame, dove-tailing machine, soda bottling machine, D. Dick’s anti-friction cheese press, counting house calendar clock, Gwynne’s centrifugal balance pump, Hubbard’s carriage gearing, parlor grate, and Copley’s globe. ; 512 pages .

$40.00

International Library of Technology: Blowpiping, Mineralogy, Assaying,  Geology, Prospecting, Placer and Hydraulic Mining
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International Library of Technology: Blowpiping, Mineralogy, Assaying, Geology, Prospecting, Placer and Hydraulic Mining

Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, chipped at head and foot of spine.. 1903. Hardcover. Vol. 39 of a series of textbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions. (subtitle). Three-quarterbound red leather with green cloth sides. Gilt stamping on spine. Marbled endpapers. Many engravings, index. ; Vol. 39 .

$50.00

Garnet Abrasives:  An 80-Year History of the Barton Mines Corporation
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Garnet Abrasives: An 80-Year History of the Barton Mines Corporation

North Creek, NY: Barton Mines Corporation. Good with no dust jacket; Many pages have penciled marginalia.. 1956. Softcover. Gray softcover with red lettering embossed on front cover. Many black and white photos. Business biography of Barton Mines Corporation in New Yorks Adirondack region, which has been in operation since 1878, and continues to produce industrial abrasives made from mined garnets. Laid in is a brochure about the companys garnet mine tours, a TLS by Barton VP Peter C. Barton to the previous owner, and two handwritten sheets of notes by previous owner (one written on recto of 1976 Connecticut mineral show flyer) about minerals and geology. WorldCat only locates six copies and there are no others available for sale in the trade at the present time. ; 48 pages .

$60.00

The History of Blue John Stone:  Methods of Mining and Working, Ancient  and Modern
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The History of Blue John Stone: Methods of Mining and Working, Ancient and Modern

By Ollerenshaw, Arthur; Harrison, R. J. ; Harrison, D.

Self Published. Very Good. N.D.. Softcover. Circa 1960s. Color photo illustrated stapled card covers. Several color illustrations. Describes quarrying, history, working, and decorative objects fashioned from Blue John Stone, a rare blue and white banded variety of fluorite which is only found in one area of Derbyshire, England. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages .

$20.00

Scranton Coal Miners Postcard
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Scranton Coal Miners Postcard

National Art Views. Very Good. 1905. Ephemera. Photo postcard of three miners setting props to shore up mine roof. No. 1795, National Art Views, New York City. Stamped and cancelled postcard sent from Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1905. Handwritten address on verso and short note on recto Dear Gene: Having a fine time. Have been up in the mountains and down in the mines. Love, Dorothy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

Die Theorie Der Minen Basirt Auf Die Wellenbewegung in Concentrischen  Kugelschichten:  Versuch Einer Systematischen Minentheorie
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Die Theorie Der Minen Basirt Auf Die Wellenbewegung in Concentrischen Kugelschichten: Versuch Einer Systematischen Minentheorie

By Rziha, Eduard

Lemberg, Germany: Self Published. Good with no dust jacket; Spine perished, boards worn and sunned, name on . front free endpaper.. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Three-quarterbound red leather with marbled sides. viii, 213pp. Three engraved folding plates at rear and many diagrams, illustrations, and formulae throughout. Text in German. The author was a Bohemian engineer who worked on various railroad tunneling and coal mining projects early in his career. In this book, he expounds on some of his technical theories and experience in mining. WorldCat only locates six copies and there are no others available for sale in the trade at the time of listing.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$50.00

Ore Mining Methods
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Ore Mining Methods

By Crane, Walter R.

NY: John Wiley & Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Corners bumped, fore-edges of boards . waterstained, musty.. 1917. Second Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. xiii, 277pp, index. Many illustrations and photos. Title continued: Comprising Descriptions and Methods of Support in Extraction of Ore, Detailed Descriptions of Methods of Development of Mines, of Stoping and Mining in Narrow and Wide Veins and Bedded and Massive Deposits Including Stull and Square-Set Mining, Filling and Caving Methods, Open Cut Work and a Discussion of Costs of Mining. .

$30.00

Transactions of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical  Engineers, Vol. LXVIII:  Containing Papers and Discussions At the Meeting  Held in New York and San Francisco in 1922
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Transactions of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Vol. LXVIII: Containing Papers and Discussions At the Meeting Held in New York and San Francisco in 1922

NY: AIMME. Good with no dust jacket. 1923. Hardcover. Three-quarter brown leather with maroon cloth sides. Gilt titles on spine. xxxi, 1209pp, index. Many photos and illustrations. Contains articles about copper mining at Anaconda in Butte, Montana, mine fires, hosting ropes, the Aztec mine in Baldy, New Mexico, coal mining, mine safety, ventilation, diamond-drilling, batholiths, flotation, manganese bronze, zinc-alloys, cast iron, oil reserves in various countries, and metallurgy. Good. Boards worn, front and rear endpapers soiled. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$35.00

The Wonder of the Nineteenth Century:  Rock Oil, in Pennsylvania and  Elsewhere
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The Wonder of the Nineteenth Century: Rock Oil, in Pennsylvania and Elsewhere

By Gale, Thomas A.

NY: Ethyl Corporation. Very Good; Rubbing to slipcase and boards and cup ring on rear of slipcase.. 1952. Reprint. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of1860 title reprinted by Ethyl Corporation. Brown printed softcover measuring 6 x 3.75 inches. House in quarterbound black leather and brown cloth clamshell case and further housed in matching brown cloth slipcase. Included in pocket inside clamshell case is a printed stapled softcover booklet: Explanatory Notes to the First Book Written About Petroleum. As the title of the explanatory booklet notes, this book by Gale was the first book to describe the extraction of petroleum. An interesting reference source about the beginnings of the petroleum industry and a sharply presented publication. ; [20] pages .

$50.00

Principles of Mining:  Valuation, Organization and Administration: Copper,  Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin and Zinc
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Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration: Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin and Zinc

By Hoover, Herbert C.

NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained and worn, booksellers ticket . on front pastedown endpaper, name on front free endpaper (Braxton Bigelow, . Treadwell, Alaska) , light soiling and toning throughout.. 1909. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt. Illustrations, tables, diagrams. A classic mining textbook written by American President Herbert C. Hoover in the days when he was a mining engineer and instructor. This volume is a condensation of a series of lectures delivered in part at Stanford and in part at Columbia University...The bulk of the material presented is the common heritage of the profession, and if any one may think there is insufficient reference to previous writers, let him endeavor to find to whom the origin o four methods should be credited...If I have contributed one sentence to the accumulated knowledge of a thousand generations of engineers, or have thrown one new ray of light on the work, I shall have done my share. (from the authors preface) ; 199 pages .

$200.00

Quarry, Mine and Plant Practice:  A Handbook for Engineers and Operators  of Rock and Ore Deposits and Surface Plants
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Quarry, Mine and Plant Practice: A Handbook for Engineers and Operators of Rock and Ore Deposits and Surface Plants

NY: McGraw-Hill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1931. Hardcover. Green cloth with title stamped in gilt on front boards. Index, photos, illustrations. A collection of articles by many different authors about various aspects of quarrying and mining, including electrolytic copper refining, washing Mesabi iron ore, potash milling, barite mining, mining and processing rock salt, quicksilver and amber mining, and other subjects. ; 176 pages .

$20.00

Mine Examination and Valuation
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Mine Examination and Valuation

By Baxter, Charles H. ; Parks, Roland D.

Houghton, MI: Michigan College of Mining and Technology. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, name on front pastedown . endpaper, pages slightly toned at margins.. 1939. Second Edition. Hardcover. Flexible maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. xiv,331 pp, index. Two folding plates, Cost Sheet for Iron Mines and Cost Sheet for Copper Mines, in rear pocket. Illustrations and tables. .

$25.00

Iron Mining in Minnesota
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Iron Mining in Minnesota

By Van Barneveld, Charles E.

Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded, corners bumped, . name on front free endpaper and title page.. 1913. Second Printing. Hardcover. Minnesota School of Mines Experiment Station, Bulletin No. 1. Red cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Many photos, illustrations, and folding plates. A comprehensive look at the geology of Minnesotas iron ranges, discussion of prospecting and mining methods, open pit mining, and transportation. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages .

$75.00

Strategic Mineral Supplies
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Strategic Mineral Supplies

By Roush, G. A.

NY: McGraw-Hill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with owner name stamped in gilt on front boards. xvii, 485pp, figures. Pre-World War II examination of global and American ore reserves, location and political and governmental control of manganese, nickel, chromium, tungsten, tin, aluminum, antimony, mercury, platinum, mica, iodine, and nitrogen. .

$20.00

Flotation Practice:  Papers and Discussions Presented At Meetings Held At  Salt Lake City, August, 1927, and New York, February, 1928
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Flotation Practice: Papers and Discussions Presented At Meetings Held At Salt Lake City, August, 1927, and New York, February, 1928

NY: American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, pages toned.. 1928. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Index, illustrations. Foreword by Galen H. Clevenger. A collection of 27 papers discussing various aspects of flotation in mining of various ores at different locations in the US and Canada. ; 257 pages .

$40.00

Gold:  Or, Legal Regulations for the Standard of Gold and Silver Wares in  Different Countries of the World
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Gold: Or, Legal Regulations for the Standard of Gold and Silver Wares in Different Countries of the World

By Von Studnitz, Arthur

London: Chatto & Windus. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, label on front pastedown . endpaper, annotations, number stamped on rear pastedown endpaper.. 1877. First Edition. Hardcover. Translated and abridged by Mrs. Brewer and with notes and additions by Edwin W. Streeter. Gold blindstamped cloth binding. Frontispiece folding world map. Discusses ways to evaluate standard quality of gold and then examines prevailing laws in various European countries, America, Egypt, Morocco, China, and Persia regarding gold, silver, and precious metalware. ; 139 pages .

$150.00

Stories of Rocks and Minerals for the Grammar Grades
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Stories of Rocks and Minerals for the Grammar Grades

By Fairbanks, Harold W.

Boston: Educational Publishing Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, fore-edges of boards dampstained, . name on front free endpaper.. 1903. Hardcover. Blue decorative cloth. 236pp + [2]pp ads. Many black and white photos. .

$25.00

The Practice of Ore Dressing in Europe
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The Practice of Ore Dressing in Europe

By Kunhardt, Wheaton B.

NY: John Wiley & Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, chipping at head and foot . of spine, owner name and liftoff on front pastedown, owner name stamped on . front flyleaf and title page (Edward L. Young, Mining Engineer).. 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. School of Mines Quarterly Series 2. Brown cloth with titles stamped in black on front boards and with remnants of paper spine label. viii, 110pp + [4]pp ads for publisher and mining suppliers. 3 figures. A description of foreign methods for the mechanical concentration of ores, revised and corrected from a series of articles in the School of Mines Quarterly of Columbia College. (subtitle) .

$30.00

Occurrence, Properties, and Preparation of Limestone and Chalk for Whiting
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Occurrence, Properties, and Preparation of Limestone and Chalk for Whiting

By Wilson, Hewett; Skinner, Kenneth G.

Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office. Good; Usual library marks and stamps, handwritten title on front cover.. 1937. Softcover. Bulletin 395, U. S. Bureau of Mines. Tan softcover. vi, 160pp. Many illustrations and photos. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Geology of the Uravan Mineral Belt
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Geology of the Uravan Mineral Belt

By Fischer, R. P. ; Hilpert, L. S.

Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office. Very Good; Covers lightly sunned and curled.. 1952. Softcover. Geological Survey Bulletin 988. Printed stapled gray card covers. 3 folding maps in rear pocket. Other illustrations in text. Analysis of Uravan mineral belt in southwestern Colorado, where carnotite deposits lie. Carnotite is the principal domestic source of uranium and vanadium. ; Contributions to the Geology of Uranium; 13 pages .

$15.00

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