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The Prospector’s Handbook. A guide for the prospector and traveller in search of metal-bearing or other valuable minerals by  J.W Anderson - Hardcover - 5th edition, revised - 1891 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio651)

The Prospector’s Handbook. A guide for the prospector and traveller in search of metal-bearing or other valuable minerals

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The Prospector’s Handbook. A guide for the prospector and traveller in search of metal-bearing or other valuable minerals

by Anderson, J.W

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Fifth edition, revised. Crosby Lockwood and Son. London. 1891. Small octavo. xii, 145pp. 3pp catalogue; 16pp catalogue. Numerous text illustrations. Original decorative olive cloth, gilt to spine and upper board, blind embossed to lower board. Slightly rubbed to edges.

Anderson, John William (1851-1904), M.A., F.R.G.S., author of 'Notes of travel in Fiji and New Caledonia : with some remarks on South Sea islanders and their languages'. 1880.

"After traversing the mineral fields of New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Mexico, and Colorado…Since the first edition was published, several important discoveries and openings up have occurred…Of the discoveries to which I have just adverted, the gold fields of South Africa are the most important… Those in the Transvaal are remarkable"

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
Biblio651
Title
The Prospector’s Handbook. A guide for the prospector and traveller in search of metal-bearing or other valuable minerals
Author
Anderson, J.W
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
5th edition, revised
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Crosby Lockwood and Son
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1891
Size
8vo
Keywords
Minerals, Prospecting, Mining, Gold, Geology, New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Mexico, Colorado, South Africa, Travel
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Science; Natural HIstory; Africa; Australasia;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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First Edition
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gilt
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spine
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octavo
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