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L. de Launay

Les Mines d'Or du Transvaal (1896)

Scarce first edition of "The gold mines of the Transvaal", an important document about GOLD MINING and gold mines. With 11 folding plates and numerous tables, sketches, diagrams, illustrations, etc.

Published: Librairie Polytechnique, Baudry et Cie, Paris, 1896

Edition: First Edition

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Contents (translated from french):

I. Study of geography and history

II. Organization of the mining companies

III. Geological Survey

IV. Exploitation of the deposits

V. Processing of Minerals

VI. Economic results

Original red cloth hardcovers; Collation complete - XXXI + 550 pages + 11 folding plates (numerous tables, sketches, diagrams, illustrations, etc.); Text in French; Binding is tight and firm, with some rubbing and fading on covers. Slight fraying on corners and spine ends. Pages/text block in very good condition, with slight yellowing and occasional light foxing. 

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 15,5 x 24,5 cm
  • Sold By: The Antiquarian Book
  • Contact Person: Mariana Deric
  • Country: Romania
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0727375356
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