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1 CARRATO, José FERREIRA. Igreja, Iluminismo e Escolas: Mineiras Coloniais. (Notas sôbre a cultura da decadência mineira setecentista).
São Paolo: Companhia Editora Nacional, Editôria da Universidade de São Paolo, (1968). 
Series: Brasiliana, Vol. 334. 8vo. xvi, 311 pp. Folding table, folding map, bibliography, index. Original printed wrappers; rubbed. Burndy Library Bookplate. Very good. On mining and religion in Brazil. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 FRITZCHE, C. H., & E. L. J. POTTS. Horizon mining.
London: George Allen & Unwin, (1954). 
8vo. xvi, 614 pp. Over 400 illus., index, spectacles inserted at rear pocket. Cloth, dust-jacket; jacket edges worn, else very good. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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3 NEF, J.U. The Rise of the British Coal Industry.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1932. Signed
Two volumes. FIRST EDITION. Series: Studies in Economic and Social History, Vol. VI. 8vo. xiv, 448; vii, 490 pp. Large folding frontis. map in Vol. I, plates (including folding maps with color), index. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jackets worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Inscribed by the author to Cyril Stanley Smith; signed by C.S.S. First Edition. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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4 SPURR, Josiah Edward (1870-1950); Samuel Franklin EMMONS (1841-1911). Geology of the Aspen Mining District, Colorado; with Atlas. [Atlas]: Atlas to accompany Monograph XXXI on the Geology of the Aspen Mining District, Colorado.
Washington: Government Printing Office 1898 hardcover ¶ Two volumes. 4to. & folio atlas. Text vol.: 4to. xxxv, 260, x, [ii] pp. 43 plates (some photographic, 4 color), 10 fi 
Washington:: Government Printing Office. 1898. hardcover. ¶ Two volumes. 4to. & folio atlas. Text vol.: 4to. xxxv, 260, x, [ii]. pp. 43 plates (some photographic, 4 color), 10 figs., index. Original. maroon gilt-stamped cloth; spine ends chipped, rear joint worn,. rubbed, inner joints strengthened. Good. Atlas [House Doc. No. 101]:. 32 maps (color or tinted). Original full green gilt-stamped cloth;. extremities a bit worn, front endleaf crease and torn. Very good.. FIRST EDITION of this revered geological study of the mining district of Aspen Colorado, being accompanied by the much sought-after atlas volume. The atlas shows topographic, mining and geologic maps of Aspen, Tourtelette Park, Hunter Park, Lenado, Smuggler Mountain (opened I n1879 and is now the oldest operating silver mine in the Aspen district) and the Lenado Mining District, based on the five maps of the United States Geological Survey. The first prospectors arrived in Aspen in 1871, “[by1891] Aspen is the largest silver producing district annually in the nation with one-sixth of the U.S. total and one-sixteenth the world total.” – Aspen Historical Society. See: Stephen J. Spurr, In Search of the Kuskokwim and Other Great Endeavors: The Life and Times of J. Edward Spurr, (Kenmore, WA: Epicenter Press, 2011); Malcolm J. Rohrbough, Aspen, Colorado: the history of a silver mining town ... (1986), p. 251; Fred Boughton Weeks, Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey, Bibliography of North American geology, paleontology, and Mineralogy for the year 1901, (1902), vol. 203, page 567, no. 5175. – EXTRA POSTAGE WILL APPLY. . 2 First Edition. 
Price: 1800.00 USD
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5 SUTRO, Adolph Heinrich Joseph (1830-1898) The California monopolists against the Sutro Tunnel. $200,000 raised for corrupt purposes. The press to be debauched. Contemplated attempt to sell the honor and good faith of the American people
N. p., 1874 paperback 8vo. 6, [2 blank] pp. Self-wraps. Fine. 
N. p.,. 1874. paperback. 8vo. 6, [2 blank] pp. Self-wraps. Fine.. The Sutro Tunnel, which took nine years and $6,500,000 to complete opened the beginning of a new era in western mining, and was immensely profitable. It involved a tunnel ten feet high, twelve feet wide, and some three miles long with lateral branches, into Mount Davidson from Carson River to the Comstock lode, to provide ventilation, drainage, and an easy means of transporting men and materials to and from the mines. DAB, XVIII, pp. 223-224. . 1 
Price: 75.00 USD
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