Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Convention of the California Miners' Association, Held at Golden Gate Hall, San Francisco, November 17, 18, 19, 1902.

By: California Miner's Association.

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair condition


Ex-Pacific Union Club library with their bookplate tipped-in front pastedown, call numbers in pencil on verso of title page, no other library treatments. XVI, advertisements; 170pp., XVII-XLI, more ads; 8vo; original full brown leather lettered in gilt; illustrated with portrait photographs, drawings, and a fold out Cost Sheet of the Melones Flumes. Ownership name of Thomas J. Barbour under the bookplate, he is listed on page 144 as a presenter, from the Risdon Iron Works. Leather rubbed and chaffed at extremities; front joint partially cracked with loss of 1.5" top of spine, and 2" bottom spine; two newspaper articles pasted down on verso of front endpaper and facing page; an obit for Wendell P. Hammon, and two short pieces: on the the lack of returns for prospectors c,1938; and the Big Coast Mercury Mine. Offset tanning from the newsprint.

Chock full of mining information and history including the advertisements which contain many engravings of machinery & equipment. Scarce. Only one copy of the Eleventh located on WorldCat. Notwithstanding the above faults, a fairly solid copy protected with plain mylar cover.

Title: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Convention of the California Miners' Association, Held at Golden Gate Hall, San Francisco, November 17, 18, 19, 1902.

Author Name: California Miner's Association.

Categories: Science,

Publisher: San Francisco, Hicks-Judd: 1902

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair condition

Seller ID: 10089

Keywords: Engineering Geology Mining Western Americana California