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Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1896 [.] in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1897 and Reports on Alberni Trail Creek, Slocan, Nelson and Ainsworth Mining Districts.]

By: N/A

Price: $240.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4597

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 100 and 190 pages, several b/w photos and 3 folding maps. The other three reports are appended to the 1896 report and were written by William Carlyle. Report on the Alberni Mining District. 8 pages, one photo, Report on the Trail Creek Mining District. 21 pages, 2 photos. Report on the Slocan, Nelson and Ainsworth Mining Districts in West Kootenay, British columbia. 60 pages, 3 b/w photos. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Western Australia. Report of the Department of Mines for the Year 1902. [Bound Together with the Report for 1903]

By: N/A

Price: $450.00 USD

Publisher: Perth, Government Printer: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4636

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes bound in one. 209 and 277 pages. Many coloured folding maps and b/w plates. Ex-institutional library with only very few old markings. Rare. View more info

Western Australia. Report of the Department of Mines for the Year 1899. [Bound Together with the Report for 1900]

By: N/A

Price: $450.00 USD

Publisher: Perth, Government Printer: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4637

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes bound in one. 285 and 326 pages. Many coloured folding maps and b/w plates. Ex-institutional library with only very few old markings. Rare. View more info

Western Australia. Report of the Department of Mines for the Year 1905. [Bound Together with the Report for 1906]

By: N/A

Price: $350.00 USD

Publisher: Perth, Government Printer: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4638

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes bound in one. 201 and 324 pages. Several maps, drawings and figures. Ex-institutional library with only very few old markings. Rare. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1898 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1899.]

By: N/A

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4642

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 273 and 344 pages, many b/w photos and 1 folding map. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1901 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1902.]

By: N/A

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4643

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 317 and 320 pages, many b/w photos and 1 folding map. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1903 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1904.]

By: N/A

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4644

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 275 and 317 pages, many b/w photos and 1 folding map. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1905 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia.

By: N/A

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4645

Condition: Very Good


275 pages, many b/w photos. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1906 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1907.]

By: N/A

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4646

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 276 and 235 pages, many b/w photos and 2 folding maps. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1908 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1909.]

By: N/A

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4647

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 269 and 298 pages, many b/w photos and 3 folding maps. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1910 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1911.]

By: N/A

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4648

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 269 and 313 pages, many b/w photos and 7 folding maps. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1912 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia. [bound with Report for 1913.]

By: N/A

Price: $180.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4649

Condition: Very Good


2 Reports bound in one. The annual reports are 349 and 459 pages, many b/w photos and 7 folding maps. Ex-New Zealand government department, no markings on binding, very clean. View more info

Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending 31st December, 1922 Being an Account of Mining Operations For Gold, Coal, Etc., in the Province of British Columbia.

By: N/A

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Victoria, Government Printer: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4650

Condition: Very Good


373 pages, many b/w photos and maps (some folding). Olld institutionakl stamp on front cover. View more info

Tasmania. Report of the Director of Mines for Mines for 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938.

By: N/A

Price: $240.00 USD

Publisher: Hobart, Government Printer:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4654

Condition: Very Good


Run of 13 consecutive reports bound in one volume. Reports are between 28 and 47 pages each. 3 folding maps. Occasional old institutional stamp but no markings on binding. View more info

A Visit to Queensland and her Goldfields.

By: Allen, Chas. H.

Price: $290.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008798

Condition: Good


viii, 367 pages plus large folding map. Original binding with a picture of a bottle tree o the front cover. Ex-General Assembly Library New Zealand with gilt stamp on front cover and spine, wear at top and bottom of spine, the maps has short tears and shows a little wear on the edge. Rare. View more info

Goldfields reminiscences : Castlemaine's golden era

By: Bonanza S.W. Jonnes

Price: $12.00 USD

Publisher: Castlemaine, S. J. Tingay: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008392

ISBN: 0959672508

Condition: Very Good


xi, 168 pages, maps, b/w illustrations. Facsimile reprint of the 1884 edition. View more info

Canvas and Gold A History of the Wakamarina Goldfields and Lower Pelorus Valley.

By: Brayshaw, Norman H.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Blenheim, self published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009047

Condition: Very Good


253 pages, b/w photos, maps. Includes a leaflet on the Richmond Cottage, a newspaper clipping about Mrs Prudence Charlotte Heatley and a letter by L Heatley which is somehow related to this book. View more info

Notes on the Echunga Goldfields.

By: Brown, H.Y.L.

Price: $290.00 USD

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4625

Condition: Very Good


6 pages and a folding coloured geological map. Original brown wrappers, old institutional stamp on front cover. View more info

Report on the Geological Character of Country Passed Over from Port Augusta to Eucla.

By: Brown, H.Y.L.

Price: $160.00 USD

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4627

Condition: Very Good


7 pages and a folding coloured geological map of the Barossa and Western Portion of the Para Witrra Gold Filed Reserves. Original brown wrappers, old institutional stamp on front cover. View more info

Report on Geological Explorations in the West and North-west of South Australia. Also, Contributions to the Palaeontology of South Australia.

By: Brown, H.Y.L.; Etheridge, R.

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: Adelaide, Government Printer: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4633

Condition: Very Good


17 pages, 3 plates and a folding coloured geological map showing route travelled in order to ascertain the approximate boundary of the mesozoic artesian water-bearing strata, in the north-western portion of South Australia. Original brown wrappers. View more info

Eight Fine Prints from the Original Sketchbook of Andrew Hamilton, Goldfields Artist of the 1860s

By: Hamilton, Andrew

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Arrowtown, The Lakes District Centennial Museum, Arrowtown, New Zealand:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007501

Condition: Good


8 loose prints in a folder. The folder is slightly soiled, one plate has a few spots of foxing, price label removed from front cover. Illustrations show St. Bathans, Teviot Valley, Welshman Gully, etc. View more info

Alaska and the Klondike. a Journey to the New Eldorado with Hints To the Traveller and Observations on the Physical History and Geology of the Gold Regions, the Condition of and Methods of Working the Klondike Placers, and the Laws Governing Mining [.]

By: Heilprin, Angelo

Price: $175.00 USD

Publisher: London, Arthur Pearson: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4044

Condition: Very Good


x, 315 pages, frontispiece and 34 other b/w plates, 3 folding coloured maps. All maps and illustrations present. The maps have been professionally rebacked with linen. 3 old library stamps and also a few blind stamps. Nice half leather binding with raised bands and a red title label on spine. There is a barely visible blindstamped number at the bottom of the spine. Attractive copy of a rare book on the Klondike goldrush. View more info

Prospecting for Gold. From the Dish to the Hydraulic Plant.

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $1,200.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007121

Condition: Very Good


vii, [3], 157 pages, several b/w illustrations. Old name on half title page, gilt title on front cover lightly rubbed, very sound binding, clean copy except for mild foxing on endpapers. Rare first edition. View more info

Terawhiti and the goldfields

By: J. W. Brodie

Price: $17.50 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Karori Historical Society: 2000

Edition: First Ediition, 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 009301

ISBN: 0473003945

Condition: Fine


328 pages, b/w illustrations, maps. The history of the settlement and development of the Terawhiti and Makara area and the story of the Terawhiti Goldfield and of gold mining and prospecting in Wellington itself. View more info

The First Gold Discoveries in New Zealand.

By: Loughnan, R.A.

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Government Printer: 1906

Seller ID: 4081

Condition: Good


110 pages, top corner of front wrapper cut off, staples a little rusty, otherwise very good. Offprint from "The New Zealand Mines Record". View more info

Lode Mining in Yukon. An Investigation of Quartz Deposits in the Klondike Division.

By: MacLean, T.A.

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5184

Condition: Very Good


ix, 205, ix, xi pages, 40 b/w plates, 35 text illustrations, 2 large folding coloured maps at the back and other maps in the text. A mine of informationm on gold mining in Yukon. View more info

Mountains & Molehills (Classics of the Old West)

By: Marryat, Frank

Price: $7.00 USD

Publisher: Time-Life: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1367

ISBN: 0809439980

Condition: Very Good


Full-Leather. Facsimile Reprint of 1855 Edition. 443 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Stamp on title page, otherwise fine. View more info

The West Coast Gold Rushes

By: May, Philip Ross

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Christchurch, Pegasus: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008541

Condition: Very Good


588 pages, maps, b/w plates. Some wear on edges of dust wrapper. View more info

Hokitika: Goldfields Capital

By: May, Philip Rossq

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Christchurch, Pegasus: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009048

Condition: Very Good


48 pages, b/w photos, maps. Old name on front endpaper. View more info

Klondyke to Kenya.

By: Raper, Fred

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: London, Skeffington: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4875

Condition: Good


256 pages, frontispiece and 21 other b/w illustrations. Ex-lending library but only markings on front endpaper, not on binding, slight watermarks bottom corner of frontispiece. Rare autobiography of an incredibly adventurous life covering, the Klondyke gold rush, the founding days of Elisabthville (now Lubumbashi in Zaire), prospecting in Africa, British Columbia, World war one in Kenya etc. etc. View more info