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Ores to Metals: The Rocky Mountain Smelting Industry. by James E. Fell Jr - Signed First Edition - 1979. - from Black Cat Hill Books and Biblio.com

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Ores to Metals: The Rocky Mountain Smelting Industry.

by James E. Fell Jr

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Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press, 1979. Hardcover First Edition (1979), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition (1979), unstated, but implied: no subsequent printings noted. Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: fairly severe spine lean; else just a hint of wear to the extremities; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and a single significant flaw. The DJ shows moderate wear to extremities, with a short, closed tear to the top of the front hinge and another at the top of the front panel; considerable rubbing; the orange background field of the backstrip is heavily sunned, but the black titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible; unclipped. Functional and intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.8 x 1.25 inches). xi, 341 pages. Index. Maps. 14 pages of vintage black & white photographs and several drawings and designs. Language: English. Weight: 22.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.


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