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Principles of Mining:  Valuation, Organization and Administration: Copper,  Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin and Zinc by  Herbert C Hoover - First Edition; Later Printing - 1909 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 39782)

Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration: Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin and Zinc

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Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration: Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin and Zinc

by Hoover, Herbert C

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NY: McGraw-Hill Book Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained and worn, bookseller’s ticket . on front pastedown endpaper, name on front free endpaper (Braxton Bigelow, . Treadwell, Alaska) , light soiling and toning throughout.. 1909. First Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Maroon cloth with titles stamped in gilt. Illustrations, tables, diagrams. A classic mining textbook written by American President Herbert C. Hoover in the days when he was a mining engineer and instructor. “This volume is a condensation of a series of lectures delivered in part at Stanford and in part at Columbia University...The bulk of the material presented is the common heritage of the profession, and if any one may think there is insufficient reference to previous writers, let him endeavor to find to whom the origin o four methods should be credited...If I have contributed one sentence to the accumulated knowledge of a thousand generations of engineers, or have thrown one new ray of light on the work, I shall have done my share. ” (from the author’s preface) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 199 pages .

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Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
39782
Title
Principles of Mining: Valuation, Organization and Administration: Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin and Zinc
Author
Hoover, Herbert C
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket; Boards dampstained and worn, bookseller’s ticket on front pastedown endpaper, name on front free
Edition
First Edition; Later Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Book Company
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1909
Keywords
MINING, Herbert Hoover, MINING History
Bookseller catalogs
Science and Technology;

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