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Planers And Planer Practice -, -, I.C.S. Staff
1 -, I.C.S. Staff Planers And Planer Practice -
Scranton, PA International Action Center Publishing - 1936 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 180; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town, Adams, Charles Edward
2 Adams, Charles Edward Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town
Cahaba Trace Commission 2001 0971191301 / 9780971191303 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The saga begins with two entrepreneurs, Truman Aldrich and Cornelius Cadle, who created the Cahaba Coal Mining Company and pushed a railroad eight miles into the wilderness of Bibb County, Alabama to tap thick veins of coal deep underground. There, they built the town called Blocton. Beside the company town rose West Blocton. The social fabric of the two communities was extraordinary containing a tapestry of nationalities from Italians to Russian Jews, Slavs, and Welsh. Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 48.95 USD
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Toolmaking, Alden, Roger O
3 Alden, Roger O Toolmaking
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1935 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; [International textbook company. 189C; Vol. 189c; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 54 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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BENCH WORK, PARTS 1 AND 2 IN ONE VOLUME, Alden, Roger O. & I.C.S. Staff
4 Alden, Roger O. & I.C.S. Staff BENCH WORK, PARTS 1 AND 2 IN ONE VOLUME
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1927 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 186; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 53 pages 
Price: 10.97 USD
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5 Campbell, J. L. Geology and Mineral Resources of the James River Valley Virginia, USA
G.P. Putman's Sons 1882 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is hardcover original first edition, not a repint. Brown cover with gold lettering. End paper and first few pages have damage, but does not affect text. Cover has spots and discoloration due to age. Folded maps in rear pocket appear to be photocopies. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 69.97 USD
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Geometry and Trigonometry, Company, International Textbook
6 Company, International Textbook Geometry and Trigonometry
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1932 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black leather cover with embossed print. Marbled endpapers. Book looks like it has never been used. Excellent illustrations throughout. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd, who was/is a provider of learning courses. It was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn.; International Textbook 237; Vol. 237; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Mechanical Principles, Parts 1-2, Company, International Textbook
7 Company, International Textbook Mechanical Principles, Parts 1-2
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black Leather or leatherlike cover with embossed lettering. Marbled endpapers. Fully illustrated with drawings. Looks new and never used. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd, who was/is a provider of learning courses. It was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn.; Vol. 348; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 45 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Back home  A history of Citrus County, Florida, Dunn, Hampton
8 Dunn, Hampton Back home A history of Citrus County, Florida
Citrus County Bicentennial Steering Committee 1977 First Edition; Third Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Published in celebration of the 1976 Bicentennial and gives the history of Citrus County, Florida. It begins with a description of the area in the ice age and describes the first Indian inhabitants. It covers the European invasion, the defeat of the Indians, the settlers, the Civil War, the phosphate mining industry, and some family histories. 500 pages. The book contains photographs, illustrations, maps, bibliography, and an index.; 506 pages 
Price: 99.97 USD
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Iron in Virginia, Gooch, Edwin Octavius
9 Gooch, Edwin Octavius Iron in Virginia
Charlottsville, Va Virginia Dept of Conservation and development 1954 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Booklet, grey cover with black print. ; Virginia. Division of Geology. Mineral resources circular; Maps, Illustrations; 17 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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10 Gressley, Gene M (Editor) Bostonians and Bullion The Journal of Robert Livermore 1892-1915
Lincoln, NB Univ of NE 1968 0803201052 / 9780803201057 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Yellow cover. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Excellent condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs, Map, & Illustrations; 193 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Gages, jigs, and fixtures, Griffiths, Edward
11 Griffiths, Edward Gages, jigs, and fixtures
Scranton, PA International Textbook Co 1939 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black leather cover with embossed lettering. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 190d; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 76 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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12 Hermelin, Samuel Gustaf Benzelstierna Report about the mines in the United States of America, 1783
The John Morton Memorial Museum 1931 PhotoCopy; First Impression Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy in binder. ; Photocopy Only; 82 pages 
Price: 22.97 USD
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Milling Machines and Equipment   Part 1 & 2, I. C. S. Staff
13 I. C. S. Staff Milling Machines and Equipment Part 1 & 2
Scranton, PA International Textbook Co. 1934 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; ; Vol. 182; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Lowell Thomas' Victor The Man and the Town (Author Signed), Levine, Brian; Thomas, Lowell
14 Levine, Brian; Thomas, Lowell Lowell Thomas' Victor The Man and the Town (Author Signed)
Colorado Springs, CO Century One Press 1982 Limited Edition; Various Paperback Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Rupe Welsh Signed by Author
Hardcover book. Signed by author, Brian Levine, on title page. This is number 185 of a Special Edition of 500 copies. With introduction by Lowell Thomas, Jr. Lowell Jackson Thomas (April 6, 1892 August 29, 1981) was an American writer, broadcaster, and traveler, best known as the man who made Lawrence of Arabia famous. homas was born in Woodington, Darke County, Ohio, to Harry and Harriet (Wagner) Thomas. His father was a doctor, his mother a teacher. In 1900, the family moved to the mining town of Victor, Colorado. Thomas worked there as a gold miner, a cook, and a reporter on the newspaper.Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 108 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Forging Dies and making forging dies, Miller, Joseph K
15 Miller, Joseph K Forging Dies and making forging dies
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1936 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 188n; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Malleable Casting Parts 1-2, Moldenke, Richard
16 Moldenke, Richard Malleable Casting Parts 1-2
Scranton, PA International Textbook Co 1935 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Black leather cover with embossed lettering. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. It was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn.; Vol. 204c; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 19.97 USD
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17 No Author Listed West Virginia Coal Mining Institute, 1971 Proceedings Spring Meeting April 23 & 24, Blue Field, W. Va.
White Sulphur Springs, Wva WVA Coal Mining Institute 1971 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Black cloth, gold print. Contains advertising section. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Advertisements; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 90 pages 
Price: 25.06 USD
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Golden Gulch  The Story of Montana'a Fabulous Alder Gulch, Pace, Dick
18 Pace, Dick Golden Gulch The Story of Montana'a Fabulous Alder Gulch
Butte, Montana McKee Printing Co. 1962 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by sindy Cosens 
Looks new. The story of "the cradle of Montana's history. Copyright is 1962. ; Sketches; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 106 pages 
Price: 6.97 USD
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History Of Coal County, Oklahoma, Poe, Betty (editor)
19 Poe, Betty (editor) History Of Coal County, Oklahoma
Salem, MA George B. Hill 2003 0881070718 / 9780881070712 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
As new condition. Black cover with gold print. Fully indexed. An extensive history of the area. Surnames indexed. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Coal County was formed at statehood from the former Shappaway County (later renamed Atoka County) of the Pushmataha District of the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory. A 3.5 miles (5.6 km) strip of Coal County was taken from the Pontotoc District of the Chickasaw Nation. Mining became a mainstay of the county's economy during the 1870s. The first coal mine opened on Chief Allen Wright's land. The industry activity peaked between 1910 and 1916, but declined sharply after World War I.; B&W Illustrations; 4to; 444 pages 
Price: 129.97 USD
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Annotated geological bibliography of Virginia, Roberts, Joseph K
20 Roberts, Joseph K Annotated geological bibliography of Virginia
Richmond, VA The Dietz Press 1942 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback cover has chips around edges and shows sun fading, otherwise very good condition. Very clean contents. Over 2500 entries.; University of Virginia bibliographical series; 4 pages 
Price: 26.97 USD
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