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Image for Sixty Years of Tin Mining: A History of The Pahang Consolidated Company - 1906-1966

Sixty Years of Tin Mining: A History of The Pahang Consolidated Company - 1906-1966

By: N/A

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Pahang Consolidated Company: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007032

Condition: Very Good


Tin wrapped card covers with illustrations and titles, some light shelf rubbing to corners and edges, small closed tear to outer edge of page 69 but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 70, b&w illustrations, statistics, senior staff photograph to rear, maps and diagrams on end papers. Very Scarce Title. View more info

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Industrial Archaeology of Scotland.

By: Butt, John.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1967

Seller ID: 006890

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue covers in Very Good condition, with two previous owners' labels on FEP, (one being Diane Morgan) With dustwrapper, with some small tears and bumping, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition. Signed by Diane Morgan. With pp344, b&w illustrations and diagrams, map of Scotland's major towns and regions and index. The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland contains chapters about Scotland's changing economy since 1707, the textile industries, metallurgy and engineering, mining, quarrying , etc. View more info

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Forestry of the 1960's in Highland Perthshire

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £11.99

Publisher: Fast-Print Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006446

ISBN: 1784566195

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, Signed by Author, pp 94, colour illustrations. "The Perthshire I met in June 1962 was devoid of Motorways; steam trains still worked the branch lines and MOT tests for cars were far in the future. This story of my time with the Forestry Commission is really the sequence to my National Service in Germany that I wrote of in "Two Years" with the Pied Piper of Hamlin. Forestry was changing; coal mining was scaling down and the labour intensive pit prop market was being replaced by the need for the more easily available mechanised pulp wood to feed th... View more info

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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 5, Chemistry and Chemical Technology; Part 2, Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Magisteries of Gold and Immortality

By: Joseph Needham

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 004813

ISBN: 0521085713

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. Fourth edition, pp xxxii, 517, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; paper and printing; textiles; mining and metallurgy; the salt industry; and ceramics). THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER ... View more info

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Railways and the Copper Mines of Katanga.

By: Katzenellenbogen, Simon E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004115

ISBN: 0198216769

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp xii, 165, b&w frontis, fold out map to rear, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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Metals Make the World Go Round: the Supply and Circulation of Metals in Bronze Age Europe.

By: Pare, C.F.E.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books: 2000

Seller ID: 007426

ISBN: 1842170198

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback with a slight bump to the spine, otherwise in Near Fine condition. No dustwrapper, as issued. First edition, VERY SCARCE copy, with pp280, with b&w illustrations, diagrams, maps and index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Contains bibliographic references. Bronze and the Bronze Age / Christopher Pare -- Circulation of copper in the early Bronze Age in mainland Greece : the lead isotope evidence from Lerna, Lithares and Tsoungiza / Maria Kayafa, Sophie Stos-Gale and Noel Gale -- Trade in m... View more info

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The Mineworkers

By: Robert Duncan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005835

ISBN: 1841583650

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New. First edition, pp 280, b&w illustrations, notes index. As coal mining was always the largest sector, the main focus of attention is on coal miners, concentrating on the work, working conditions and struggles of generations of men, women and children who laboured underground and at the pit-head. Short studies of working lives in the three other significant sectors of mining - lead, ironstone and shale - are incorporated into the chronological framework alongside the experience of coal miners across the principal mining areas of west, central and eastern Scotlan... View more info

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Mining Year Book 1952.

By: Skinner, W.E.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Huwood Mining Plant: 1952

Seller ID: 007083

Condition: Fine


Hardback in red cloth covers, with illustrations, with pull-out plans of the Ariston Gold Mines (1929), Stilfontein Gold Mines in the Lucas Block area and the West Rand Consolidated Mines. First edition, pp 570, of which 50 pages of advertising. Mining Year Book 1952. View more info

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Mine Management

By: Sloan, D.A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006115

ISBN: 041224070X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in black cloth covered boards with white titles to spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp viii, 495, index. This book had its start when Douglas A. Sloan and the late Ralph Davies first decided to share our firm's experience in mine manageĀ­ ment consulting assignments by using this experience as the basis for a mine management and productivity course. Over the years with more and more assignments, the course text notes were continuously updated and improved. However, the note... View more info

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Determination of Oil and Gas Reserve

By: Spec

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petr: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 008055

ISBN: 0969799020

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards, titles on boards, some light shelfwear and bumping to boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp xxvii, 362, diagrams, maps & graphs, biographies, bibliography, indices. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info