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Man And Metals. A History Of Mining In Relation To The Development Of Civilization. Two Volumes T. A. RICKARD

Man And Metals. A History Of Mining In Relation To The Development Of Civilization. Two Volumes

T. A. RICKARD

Publication: Whittlesey House, 1932, New York and London

First edition, second printing. Volume I: Green cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, frontispiece, xiii [blank], 506 pp., preface, introduction, illustrated, maps, chapter end notes and references. Spine lightly sunned, front fly leaf stuck to the front pastedown sheet, some light pencil under-linings and notes throughout, else a very good, tight copy. Volume II: Green cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, v [blank], 507-1068 pp., illustrated, maps, epilogue, index. Lightly sunned on the spine else a very good, tight copy. Volume I deals from ancient times to Nome in the early 1900's. In this volume a former owner has made light pencil under-linings and notes which erase easily and appear only in the first 300 pages . Volume II deals with medieval times to the 20th Century including information on Colorado, California and Australia. A solid very good set.

Inventory Number: 43093

$185.00