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Contributions to Virginia Geology, Bevan, Arthur (editor)
1 Bevan, Arthur (editor) Contributions to Virginia Geology
University, Va Virginia Geological Survey, University, Virginia, USA 1936 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original publications not a copy or reprint. Virginia Geological survey ... Bulletin 46 with extensive index. Contains thirteen papers by 13 geologist. These papers "make important contributions to an understanding of the geology and mineral resources of certain parts of Virginia." Fullly indexed.; Virginia Geological survey ... Bulletin 46; Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 211 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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2 Boyd, Charles Rufus Resources of South-West Virginia Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead. Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc ...
John Wiley & Sons 1881 Third Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1881 printing, not reprint, but a third edition. Front hinge cracking. Has steel engravings. Folded color map in front has some tears at folds and around edges, but complete. The map says special edition and is a Geological Cross section map.There are other black and white fold out maps and tables. An textensive examination of the natural resources and economic advantages of southwestern Virginia, covering the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Smyth, Washington, Giles, Bland, Tazewell, Russell, Scott, Lee, Wise, Buchanon, Floyd, Carroll, and Grayson, plus the adjacent North Carolina counties of Ashe and Alleghany. There is a description of each county's natural and economic resources -- mineral deposits, agriculture, water power, livestock, transportation, timber, manufacturing, etc. The illustrations include Hale's Falls, Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Wythe Mines, Arsenic Spring, Washington Springs, Falls of Mill Creek, Holston Springs, Towers at Russell's Fall, Beatrice Falls. Rare. ; Illustrations; 0.75 x 9.69 x 7.44 Inches; 378 pages 
Price: 57.97 USD
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3 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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Iron in Virginia, Gooch, Edwin Octavius
4 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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The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
5 Hume, Ivor Noel The Virginia Adventure Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey
Knopf 1994 0394564464 / 9780394564463 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past. ; 1.5 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 491 pages; For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past.; Signed by Author 
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Mineral Industries And Resources Of Florida, Sellards, E. H.
6 Sellards, E. H. Mineral Industries And Resources Of Florida
Tallahassee, FL Stat Geogological Survey 1914 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback protected by xlibrary binding outer cardboard cover. Rare. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photographs 
Price: 19.97 USD
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White Sulphur Springs A Brief History, Taylor, Quintard
7 Taylor, Quintard White Sulphur Springs A Brief History
West Virginia Author 1923 1st Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover is soiled and the paper on spine is missing. Clean contents. Pages yellowing. The story of this springs in West Virginia from the early settlers, the discovery of its mineral water, through the development of the area as a resort and recreation area. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 74 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Mineral Resources of Virginia, Watson, Thomas Leonard
8 Watson, Thomas Leonard Mineral Resources of Virginia
Lynchburg, VA J. P. Bell 1907 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
This is not a reprint but the original edition. Brown cover shows wear with rubs and tears at top of spine and at extremities. Hinges weak. Contents clean. Several fold out maps. Extensive illustrations and index. ; Photos, Maps, Illustrations 
Price: 59.97 USD
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The Oil-Dorado of West Virginia. A full description of the great mineral resources of West Virginia, The Knawha Valley, and the Country between the Ohio, the hughes, and the Kanawha River, West Virginia
9 West Virginia The Oil-Dorado of West Virginia. A full description of the great mineral resources of West Virginia, The Knawha Valley, and the Country between the Ohio, the hughes, and the Kanawha River
New York American News Company 1865 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1865 printing. Not a reprint or POD. Tltle page may be lacking or never had one. Some chips to edge of cover, pages bent at top right corners, otherwise very good condition. This is a rare imprint. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages 
Price: 199.97 USD
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