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The Metallurgy of Gold

By Rose, T. Kirke

Charles Griffin & Company, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 3rd edition. The pressed boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and marked, but remain whole and sturdy. Internally, there is a previous owner's signature on the front end page and there is light tanning throughout. Aside from this, there are no other markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. The binding is secure. In lovely condition considering the age of the book! JK

$75.00

Transvaal Gold and Base Metals Law
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Transvaal Gold and Base Metals Law

By Nathan, Manfred

Hortors Limited, 1919. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Third edition. The boards are shelf rubbed and rather edge worn. The top and bottom edges of the spine along with the corners are beginning to fray, but aside from this, the boards remain strong and square. Internally, there are stamp markings on the front end pages, the content page and the table of cases page, and there is a tape residue marking on the back pastedown. There is some very light tanning and creasing throughout, but this is unnoticeable, and the pages within remain complete and legible. The binding is sound. JK

$70.00

A History of Metals - 2 Volumes
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A History of Metals - 2 Volumes

By Aitchison, Leslie

Macdonald & Evans Ltd., London, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Two volumes (complete). Two most pleasing books. The frontispage of the first volume has a gift inscription: "To Mr J A Becking with best wishes from, Max Harris and John Hahn 29th July 1960". Cloth covered boards with gilt titling and bordering on scarlet. The boards have very, very light shelving marks. They are otherwise elegant and serene and healthy. The contents of both are most gratifying. They are very clean and clear, most generous and benevolent, certain and comprehensive, assiduous and companionable. A smart set. Please note that due to the weight of the set, should the books need to be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges will need to be made. fk

$120.00

The story of Mintek, 1934-1984
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The story of Mintek, 1934-1984

By Levin, Jack

Techno-Economics and Information Division of the Council for Mineral Technology, Randburg, 1985. Hardcover. Good/Fair. signed. Inscribed by Author(s)270 pages (complete) plus index. First edition. In general good, professional condition. Inscribed by Jack Levin on the frontispage (dated: 13 Feb 1986) : "Wishing Ken well and hoping that 'The Story' will recall for him the years of association with a fellow ore-dresser." The dustjacket is whole with wear to the edges and corners. The spine is sunned. The cloth cover is titled in gilt. The cover is very smart and neat. The bottom edges of the cover have shelving marks. The contents are tight, dignified, diligent, clean, clear, confident and competent in spirit and reality. fk

$40.00

The Chrome Connection: A commemorative history of Middleburg Steel & Alloys
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The Chrome Connection: A commemorative history of Middleburg Steel & Alloys

By Hocking, Anthony

Hollards, South Africa, 1992. Limited Edition. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. signed. Signed by Author(s)368 pages (complete). Numbered 23 of 40 limited edition. Deluxe-edition. Signed by Hocking. Slipcased (in sound, sure, strong condition). Fully bound in leather (possibly fine leatherette). Tight, new and handsome. The book is in excellent, pristine condition throughout. As new: fresh, bright and very healthy. fk

$80.00

Seventh Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress Northern  Rhodesia  Section  May1961
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Seventh Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress Northern Rhodesia Section May1961

By Watts, W. G. (ed)

Northern Rhodesia Section Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Kitwe, 1961. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 521 pages (complete).Minor insect damage on front and end pages,not affecting text. A hefty, solid book. The cover has some surface scuffing. The spine has shelf pulls. It is otherwise strong and secure. The paper trims have usage markings. The contents are clear, clean, confident.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. fk

$23.00

Metallurgical Principles for Engineers: The control, manufacture, manipulation and use of metals
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Metallurgical Principles for Engineers: The control, manufacture, manipulation and use of metals

By Tweeddale, J. G

Iliffe Books, London, 1962. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 560 pages (complete). In general muscular, good condition. The dustjacket is much worn, marked and torn. The covers are foxed. There is wear about all edges and corners. The spine of the dj has wear and closed tears to the head and foot. The cloth cover is stoic and resolute. It is good-looking. The edges have some very mild tanning. The spine has a small area of sunning at the foot. The print on the spine is fresh. The title page has a previous owner signature. The paper trims have much usage marking. The contents are neatly and subtly annotated throughout. The pages are sure, firm against the binding, clear, confident and assured. fk

$100.00

The Australian Mining, Metallurgical , and Mineral Industry : Eighth Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress Australia and New Zealand Volume 3 Only
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The Australian Mining, Metallurgical , and Mineral Industry : Eighth Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress Australia and New Zealand Volume 3 Only

By Woodcock, J.T. [editor]

Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 1965. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Volume 3 only. jacket is shelf rubbed, edge worn and chipped. some insect damage. boards are lightly bowed on the bottom edge. mild tanning. light marks. well bound. good copy.[S.K]

$9.00

Pocket-Book for Miners and Metallurgists
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Pocket-Book for Miners and Metallurgists

By Powers, Frederick Danvers

Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., London, 1950. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 545 pages (complete). A good looking, hardy book. The cover is is resolute and has some wear to the corners and the head and foot of the spine. Inside, the contents are clean, clear, neat, tidy, assured and accessible. fk

$28.00

Recent Progress in Metal Working - lectures delivered at the Institution of Metallurgists Refresher Course October 1963

By Various

Iliffe Books Ltd, London/ American Elsevier Publishing Company Inc. New York for The Institution of Metallurgists, 1964. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 136 pages (complete). A good, solid, assured book. The dustjacket has closed tears to edges and spine head. The spine has wear to the seam edges and foot. The faces of the covers have general shelf and storage marks. There is a previous owner signature on the title page. The contents are in very good condition: the pages are clean, clear, comfortable, easy to research and read. fk

$15.00

Drop Forging and Drop Stamping: an introductory treatise on the equipment and methods of the drop-forge shop, and the the thermal and mechanical treatment and metallurgy of drop forgings

By Hayes, Henry

Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1923. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 108 pages plus 32 pages of publisher's advertisements. Pocket sized. A nifty book is solid, stoic condition. The cover is marked, worn about all extremities, edges, seams, corners. The cover faces are marked. The inside front cover and the frontispage have been 'decorated' by a childish hand. There is a previous owner signature on the frontispage. From there on the contents are very clear, clean, sure, assured and confident. fk

$39.00

Symposium on Iron and Steel Making - Johannesburg, September 1965

Base Metals Division of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 1965. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket. 288 pages. Journal format. In general fair condition. The cover has been sunned and is tanned on the spine and the edges of the front and back covers. The covers have mild wear. The front cover has usage creasing at the bottom right edge. The back cover has shelving and usage creasing.There are general shelving and handling marks. The spine is strong and intact; there are manufacturer and usage creases along the body. Inside, the contents are clean, expectant, clear and confident. fk

$70.00

Metallurgical Analysis by means of the Spekker photoelectric absorptiometer

By Haywood, F. W. & Wood, A. A. R

Hilger & Watts, Ltd., London, 1957. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 292 pages. In general good condition. The dustjacket has some wear and tear. There are shallow open tears to the corners and at the head and foot of the dj spine. The covers of the dj have general shelving and handling marking. The blue board cover is strong and confident. There is shelf fading and shelf wear to the top and bottom edges. The contents are clear, very clean and fresh and complete. fk

$38.00

The Surface Treatment of Steel

By Simons, Eric N

Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1962. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 234 pages. The dustjacket is much worn, torn and marked. A previous owner has made some efforts to reinforce and repair the dj. The dj covers are rubbed and scuffed. There are open and closed tears to corners and the head and foot of the spine and to the back cover. The blue board cover is firm and uninjured. It is bright with very general handling marks. The frontispage has been removed. The contents are in very good condition throughout: the pages are clean, fresh, smooth, clear, healthy and assured. fk

$7.00

General Metallurgy

By Sevryukov, N; Kuzmin, B; Chelishchev, Y

Peace Publishers, Moscow, 1965. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 545 pages. Published and printed in the USSR. Translated from the Russian by B. Kuznetsov. In general resolute condition. The cover is serviceable and sturdy. The faces are marked by handling and storage. The corners have shelf depressions. The paper trims have shelf and handling marks. The contents are complete, relaxed, assured, clean, clear. fk

$50.00

Fundamentals of Metal Casting

By Flinn, Richard A

Addison-Wesley, 1963. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. The boards are rubbed and marked.A few inscriptions.Annotated.Old tape residue marks.Excellent binding.[R.K]

$11.00