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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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4 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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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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Mechanical Principles, Parts 1-2, Company, International Textbook
6 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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Iron in Virginia, Gooch, Edwin Octavius
7 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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8 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
9 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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Boots & Bullets the Life & Times Of John G. Wentworth, Hayes, Jess G
10 Hayes, Jess G Boots & Bullets the Life & Times Of John G. Wentworth
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA PRESS 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed The author, Jess G. Hayes, Globe, Arizona. Red cover with gold lettering. Minor discoloration to endpapers. This copy belonged to Burt Owens of Bokeelia, Florida son of Sheriff Owens mentioned on p. 59 of Globe, Arizona. Spanish and Welch desent. Dust has wear. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare signed copy. Fully indexed including surnames.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 139 pages; Signed by Author 
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11 Hermelin, Samuel Gustaf Benzelstierna Report about the mines in the United States of America, 1783
Philadelphia PA The John Morton Memorial Museum 1931 PhotoCopy; Photocopy Manila Folder or Binder Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of the 1931 reprint in binder. Translated from the Swedish with Introduction and notes by Amandus Johnson. There was a lot of interest by Swedish miners about the mines in America due to the emphasis on Iron as a replacement metal for copper. A scholarly work for the time. ; Photocopy Only; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 82 pages 
Price: 22.97 USD
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Milling Machines and Equipment   Part 1 & 2, I. C. S. Staff
12 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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Malleable Casting Parts 1-2, Moldenke, Richard
13 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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14 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; First Impression 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: 27.97 USD
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Golden Gulch  The Story of Montana'a Fabulous Alder Gulch, Pace, Dick
15 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)
16 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
17 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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Going Home, Roche, George C. &  Andrew Lytle
18 Roche, George C. & Andrew Lytle Going Home
Ottawa, IL Jameson Books Inc. 1955 0915463342 / 9780915463343 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
A historically written novel about mining in Colorado. Foward by Andrew Lytle. Inscribed and signed by author. Illustrated endpapers. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. The author George Charles Roche III (May 16, 1935 May 5, 2006) was the 11th president of Hillsdale College, serving from 1971 to 1999. He was led to resign following a scandal surrounding an alleged sexual affair between Roche and his daughter-in-law, Lissa Jackson Roche, and her subsequent suicide. Roche authored many books, such as Legacy of Freedom, The Bewildered Society, and The Book of Heroes, although it is believed that Lissa Roche, his daughter-in-law who worked at the college, was the ghost writer for his later books. (Wikipedia) Rare signed copy. ; Ilustrations; 8.30 X 5.80 X 0.90 inches; 182 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Elements of blueprint reading, Schools, International Correspondence
19 Schools, International Correspondence Elements of blueprint reading
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1932 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. 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. 209b; Illustrations; 7.70 X 5.10 X 0.30 inches; 65 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Mineral Industries And Resources Of Florida, Sellards, E. H.
20 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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