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A HISTORY OF GOLD-MINING IN NEW ZEALAND
Salmon, J.H.M.
R.E. Owen, Government Printer Wellington, N.Z. 1963 1st Edition
 Hard Cover 309 pgs + 3 blanks, frontispiece, numerous illustrations, 10 maps, small ex-library stamp on title page & verso and 2 others noted, no library pockets, ; 250 x 155mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3052  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON MINE SURVEYING
Lupton, Arnold
Longmans, Green & Company London 1902 1st Edition
 Hardcover With many illustrations, appendix, index, lacks front free endpaper otherwise a very good copy. ; 245 x 150mm; viii, 414 pages Very Good+
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20453  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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DAYS OF MY YOUTH Charles Napier Hemy. RA, ARA, RWS
McGann, Peter (edited by)
ISBN: 0958139520
Viglione Press Black Rock 2009 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations and maps, A fine copy in fine dustjacket, This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. Charles Napier Hemy was a renowned maritime artist of the late 19th century. At the age of 10 he accompanied his father on a trip around the world, culminating in a visit to the Goldfields of Victoria in 1851-52. In 1904 Charles sat down on board his yacht Van Der Meer in Falmouth harbour and wrote a journal of his recollections of his travels under sail, and adventures on the Goldfields. ; 220 x 160mm Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22064  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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EUREKA FROM THE OFFICIAL RECORDS The Story of the Ballarat Riots of 1854, and the Eureka Stockade, from the Official Documents in the Public Record Office of Victoria
MacFarlane, Ian (compiled and edited by)
ISBN: 0730660117
Public Record Office Victoria Melbourne 1998 1st Edition; 3rd Printing
 Paperback With illustrations, bottom corner of rear cover creased otherwise a near fine copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 300 x 210mm; viii, 220 pages Near Fine
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21836  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FORTUNES IN MINERALS INCLUDING URANIUM Simple Tests and How to Make Them
Idriess, Ion
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1959 Reprint
 Hard Cover With photographic illustrations, original maroon coloured boards, a very good copy without a dustjacket. ; 220 x 135mm; xii, 310 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20601  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF VICTORIA Plates to Accompany Bulletin No. 44
no author
  1969 
  I. —Geological Map of the Bright, Wandiligong, and Freeburgh Goldfields. II. —Butler's Reef and Evening Star Mine; plan and sections. - III. —Oriental and Scandinavian Mines ; plan. IIIA. —Oriental and Scandinavian Mines; sections IV. —Long Tunnel, Wandiligong ; sections. V. —London and Myrtle Mine; plan and sections. VI. —Home Reef and Golden Bar Workings; plan and sections. VII. —Lone Hand Mine; plan and sections. VIII. —Merry Widow Mine and Lindsey's Reef; plan and sections. IX. —John Bull Mine; plan and sections. X. —Mount Orient Mine; plan and sections. XI. —Woolshed Reef; plan and sections. XII. —Hillsborough Mine; plan and sections. XIII. —Pioneer Mine; plan. - XIIIA. —Pioneer Mine; plan and sections. XIV. —Homeward Bound Mine ; plan and sections. XV. —Elgin Mine; plan and sections. XVI. —Pioneer Mine; revised to 1949. XVII. —Williams United Mine; plan and sections. All maps in very good condition, in map pocket. 
Price: $180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14309  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GEOLOGY AND MINING HISTORY OF THE ARLTUNGA GOLDFIELD, 1887 - 1985 Report 2 - northern territory geological survey
Mackie, A. W.
ISBN: 0724508449
Government Printer Darwin 1986 1st Edition
 Paperback With 25 plates, 17 figures (the last being a large folding Geoloical map of Arltunga Historical Reserve) and 14 tables, a fine copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 300 x 210mm; iv, 43 pages Fine
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22203  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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GOLD AND SILVER COMMISSION. A Synopsis of the Final Report of the Royal Commission Appoited to Inquire Into the Recent Changes in the Relative Value of the Precious Metals. The Bimetallic League
Howell, George
P.S. King & Co. London 1889 1st Edition
 Hard Cover viii, 144 pages, original blue cloth binding with title in gilt on front cover & spine, blind embossed border around front and back boards.; 215 x 140mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $220.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7108  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HISTORICAL STUDIES Australia & New Zealand, Eureka Supplement
no author
Melbourne University Press  1954 1st Edition
 Paper Back 96 pages, A collection of articles about miners' agitations on the Victorian goldfields & the Eureka Stockade.; 240 x 174mm Fine
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12740  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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HISTORICAL STUDIES Australia & New Zealand, Eureka Supplement
no author
Melbourne University Press  1965 Second Edition, Enlarged & Ame
 Paper Back [viii], 158 pp, A collection of articles about miners' agitations on the Victorian goldfields & the Eureka Stockade.; 215 x 140mm Fine
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16454  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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METAL DETECTING IN AUSTRALIA
Webster, Col
Gemcraft Publications Mulgrave 1979 Reprint
 Paperback Isbn 0909233025, With photographic illustrations, maps, a very good copy. ; 215 x 140mm; 96 pages Very Good+
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17663  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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MORPHETTS ENGINEHOUSE AND THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE Burra Mine South Australia. a Guide to the Museum and Interpretive Display
Drew, G. J.
ISBN: 0724339426
Burra Mine Management Committee  1987 1st Edition
 Paperback With many photographic illustrations, A fine copy; 250 x 175mm; 51 pages 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16943  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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OPAL South Australia's Gemstone
Barnes, L. C. and Townsend, I. J.
ISBN: 0724357920
Government Printer South Australia 1982 1st Edition
 Paperback With 112 colour plates, black/white photographs, maps, a very good copy. ; Geological Survey of South Australia Handbook No. 5; 210 x 150mm; 157 pages Very Good+
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16953  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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REMINISCENCES OF THE BALLARAT GOLDFELD
Smith, J. Graham
Pick Point Victoria 2002 1st Edition
 Hard Cover With illustrations, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 220 x 160mm; x, 230 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19683  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF THE GOLDFIELDS To His Excellency, Sir Charles Hotham, K. C. B. , Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony of Victoria, Etc
Anderson, Hugh (editor)
ISBN: 0959649018
Red Rooster Press Melbourne 1978 First thus.
 Hardcover First published in 1855, A fine copy. ; 225 x 130mm; xvi, 122 pages Fine with no dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20086  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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SO I HEADED WEST Ballarat to Broken Hill, to Katoomba, to Kalgoorlie 1863-1924
Manners, W. G.
ISBN: 0859051234
Hesperian Press With W. G. Manners & Co. Victoria Park 1992 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, glossary, notes, index. A fine copy. Autobiography of miner and pioneer W G Manners (1863-1924) , whose memories of the Ballarat, Broken Hill, Kanowna and Kalgoorlie goldfields from the 1870s to 1918 have been edited by his son and grandson. ; 220 x 145mm; xviii, 286 pages Fine
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20943  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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YOUNG AMERICA AND AUSTRALIAN GOLD Americans and the Gold Rush of the 1850's
Potts, Annette & E. Daniel.
ISBN: 0702208949
University of Queensland Press St. Lucia 1974 1st Edition
 Hard Cover A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 220 x 140mm; [xii], 299 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19696  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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