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ALGOMA WEST, Its Mines, Scenery and Industrial Resources. Illustrated. by  Walpole ROLAND - First edition. - 1887 - from Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB (SKU: 50695)

ALGOMA WEST, Its Mines, Scenery and Industrial Resources. Illustrated.

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ALGOMA WEST, Its Mines, Scenery and Industrial Resources. Illustrated.

by ROLAND, Walpole

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Toronto: Warwick & Sons, 1887. Blue pictorial bevel edge cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind. pp [2], 2, 190, (191)-217, business directory (ads) for Port Arthur + colour folding map at front + 2 lithographed views. Full-page woodcut illustration in ads, illustrations in text including a full-page diagram. No errata slip.The two lithographed plates are titled "Sketch of Beaver Mountain Silver Mining Location. Near Port Arthur. Looking West From Magazine At Foot of Hill" and "Reduction Works On Silver Creek. Beaver Mine. Looking North". The author, a civil engineer and topographical surveyor, was employed as a land valuator and inspector for the C.P.R., and also examined and reported on mining locations in northern Ontario. Morley p. 42. The map, of the mineral district, north shore of LakeSuperior. is often lacking and some copies may have been issued without it. This map has two small tears, else in excellent condition. Book has minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners; the map has caused offset browing to the adjacent front blank and title leaf; else a fine, bright copy. Most uncommon in this nice condition. An excellent Canadian mining item. . First edition.. Hardcover. Octavo.

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Bookseller
Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
50695
Title
ALGOMA WEST, Its Mines, Scenery and Industrial Resources. Illustrated.
Author
ROLAND, Walpole
Format/binding
Book condition
Used
Edition
First edition.
Publisher
Warwick & Sons
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date published
1887
Bookseller catalogs
Canadiana; Geology;
Size
Octavo

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For direct orders, prices will be converted to equivalent Canadian dollars at the prevailing rate of exchange on day of order and shipping is extra at cost. For shipments to a Canadian address, HST is extra (5% on book price, provincial rate on shipping). We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, international money order, cheque (Canada and US only). For credit card orders, the US dollar total will be converted to Canadian dollars at the prevailing daily rate. All items are guaranteed to be as described and authentic, and any item may be returned for a full cash refund including cost of return shipping (post office only) if it is felt to be not as described. Returns for any other reason accepted only with our express permission. Persons wishing to return an item for whatever reason should in any case contact us first and within 7 days of receipt. All items remain our property until paid for in full. Books can be sent with invoice to major institutions.

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About Steven Temple Books ABAC / ILAB

After 30 years of keeping shop in downtown Toronto, we have now become a home-based business. Visitors by appointment only. We specialize in literary books, particularly Canadian literary books (we have handled more out of print and rare Canadian literary books than anyone else in history). We also have select out of print, scarce, and rare books in a variety of subject areas. We were founded in 1974. We do appraisals for a fee and welcome wants lists.

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