Auction #74 - Mining
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The Diamond-Field Keepsake for 1873
Early photographs of the diamond fields
Witwatersrand Chamber of Mines Fourth Annual Report for the year ending 31st December, 1892 (very early Johannesburg printing)
The Revised Gold Law of 1896, for the digging for, and Dealing in Precious Metals and Precious Stones within the Z.A.R.
Very early Johannesburg printing (1896). Published by The Standard & Diggers News with later became The Rand Daily Mail.
Cuninghame Wilson-Moore & W. H. Carrington Wilmer
The Minerals of Southern Africa (very early Johannesburg printing 1893)
Gardner F. Williams & others
De Beers Consolidated Mines, Sixth annual Report for the Year ending 30th JUNE, 1894
A. R. Sawyer
Mining. Geological and general guide to the Murchison Range (Zoutpansberg District)
By Arthur Robert Sawyer, Late H.M's Inspector under the "Coal and Metalliferous Mines Act"
Page CCLXXXI from Vom Bergwerck (An Original Leaf from the First Systematic Treatise on Mining and Metallurgy, published in 1557)
Diamonds and Gold in South Africa.
Presentation copy to H. W. Struben
Fred C. Cornell
The Glamour of Prospecting.
Wanderings of a South African prospector in search of copper, gold, emeralds, and diamonds.
John S. Oliver
Faults and Dykes. A Geological Study of the Witwatersrand (1911; First Edition)
Scarce geological book with 3 folding sketch MAPS, 3 sketch plates and numerous sketches in text.
Robert Alfred Lehfeldt, D. Sc.
Gold, Prices, and the Witwatersrand (1919)
Scarce first edition of this important document about GOLD MINING, mines, currency questions and prices, Witwatersrand gold mines and position of the Witwatersrand.…
Les Mines d'Or du Transvaal (c.1910)
The Transvaal Gold Mines - their location, their incomes, their duration. With 6 MAPS of the Witwatersrand Mines.
Les BASUTO dans les Centres Miniers du TRANSVAAL (1939; 1st Edition)
Rare document about the life in the mining centers of the Basutoland (later Kingdom of Lesotho) and Transvaal.
Wagner, Percy Albert
The Diamond Fields of Southern Africa