Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Mining Books at Browsers Uncommon Books

Mining Books at Browsers Uncommon Books
 Robert Wayne Smith
The Coeur d'Alene Mining War of 1892: A Case Study of an Industrial Dispute
Paperback, 131 pages. 7.25 by 10.25 inches. First Edition Oregon State College, 1961
Black and white photo illustrations. Two page map. Text unmarked.
Edge and corner wear. Previous owner's name on endpaper.

 Title: Beneath These Mountains
Author: Russell A. Bankson and Lester S. Harrison
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Publisher: Vantage Press
Published Date: 1966, stated First Edition
Pages: 228
Owner's name and note on endpapers.
Dustjacket is tattered. Spine has a rubbed or chewed
spot about an inch long about an inch down from the
top on the right spine edge. ============================

 Title: Wyatt Earp and Coeur D'Alene Gold!: Stampede to Idaho Territory
Author: Jerry Dolph, Arthur G. Randall
Binding: Paperback, 263 pages
ISBN: 9780967105803
Publisher: Eagle City Publications
Published Date: Stated First Edition
Signed by both authors.


Title: The Days of the Hercules
Author: John Fahey
Binding: Hardcover, with dustjacket.
ISBN: 9780893010577
Publisher: Univ of Idaho Pr
Published Date: 1978, First Edition
Dustjacket has edge wear, creases and a cup ring.=====================

Title: Minerals and Man,
Author: Cornelius Searle Hurlbut, Hurlbut Cornelius Searle
Binding: Hardcover, 9 by 12 inches, 304 pages. Indexed.
Publisher: Random House
Published Date: 1970 Third printing.
Dustjacket has small tears, chips.
Text is clean and unmarked. Beautifully illustrated.
No previous ownership marks.


Title: Looking for Gold: The Modern Prospector's Handbook
Author: Bradford Angier
Binding: Paperback, 218 pages.
ISBN: 9780811720349
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Published Date: 1980
A tight, clean copy. Text unmarked.


 Thornton, Matt. Dredging for Gold: The Gold Divers' Handbook : An Illustrated Guide to the Hobby of Underwater Gold Prospecting. Northridge, CA: Keene Industries, 1979. Print.
Paperback. Cover creases. Edge wear.
Available by mailorder: Browsers Uncommon Books

Kelly, Matt J. Anaconda, Montana's Copper City. [Anaconda, Mont.]: Soroptimist Club of Anaconda, 1983. Print.
77 page staple-bound paperback pamphlet. Illustrated with black and white photos. Spine worn. Address sticker residue on front cover. Two of the captions were reversed and corrected with ballpoint ink. Available by mail order from Browsers Uncommon Books

  Brainard, Wendell, and Ray Chapman. Golden History Tales from Idaho's Coeur d'Alene Mining District. [Kellog, Idaho]: Wendell Brainard, 1995. Print. Signed by authors.
Paperback. 112 pages. Available by mail order: 

Browsers Uncommon Books

 Electronic Prospecting, Gold and Silver...Revised International Version by Charles Garrett and Roy Lagal, paperback,  83 pages, 1985. This copy sold.
 Gem Trails of California expanded, Revised Edition by James R. Mitchell, Third Edition 1986. This copy sold.
 Legal Guide of California Prospectors and Mines Revised edition 1962. This copy sold.
 Dry Washing for Gold by James Klein, paperback, 1980,  81 pages. This copy sold.

Gold Panning Is Easy, Gold Dredging, (Beginner's Instructions by Roy Lagal, paperback, 102 pages. 1983, 7th printing 
This copy sold.

Gold Finding Secrets by Edwin P. Morgan, 80 page pamphlet, staplebound. 5th edition, 1966. Signed by author. This copy sold.

Gold Fever and the Art of Panning and Sluicing by Lois De Lorenzo, paperback, staplebound, 72 page pamphlet. This copy sold.

Handbook of Rocks by Kemp, Hardcover, 1900. 185 pages plus ads. This copy sold.
 The Days of the Hercules by John Fahey. Signed and inscribed by John Fahey and Henry Lawrence Day. This book sold.

 Beneath These Mountains by Russell A. Bankson and Lester s. Harrison This book sold.

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