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Transvaal: Further Correspondence relating to Labour in the Transvaal Mines

Darling & Son, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 10 pages, rebound. The boards are a touch rubbed but remain strong and square. Internally, there is mild evidence of damp damage at the bottom of the pages, but they remain whole, legible and complete in spite of this. The binding is sound. JK

$19.00

A Court of Kings: The Story of South Africa's Association of Mine Managers
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A Court of Kings: The Story of South Africa's Association of Mine Managers

By Hocking, Anthony

Hollards, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. This is limited edition number 389 of 750 copies produced and is accompanied with its own custom made slip case. The boards show little, if any at all, signs of wear, and remain bright and strong, with gold gilt to the front and spine. internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are pristine, crisp and complete. The binding is sound. An incredibly handsome book! JK

$70.00

Transactions of the Seventh Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress - Papers and Discussions - 2 volumes
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Transactions of the Seventh Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Congress - Papers and Discussions - 2 volumes

South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Johannesburg, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Two volumes complete. A decent set. Both books have blue cloth covers boards. These are worn about the edges, corners and seams. They are scuffed and have mild handling marks about. Nonetheless, they are placid, steady, sure. Volume 1: 487 pages and appendix. The paper trims are a little tanned from storage. The contents are pleasing. They are clean, clear, sober, dutiful, certain. Volume 2: pp 491-910 (as intended) plus appendix. Pp 506-507 embrace a folded map (much folded and refolded) and are creased and marked. Otherwise the pages are benign, assured, serious, orderly, neat. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should they need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk

$60.00

Occurrence, Mining and Recovery of Diamonds
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Occurrence, Mining and Recovery of Diamonds

By Linholm, A.A.L

De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited, Undated. Softcover. Very Good. The wraps show some damp marks that slightly effected some pages and cause the pamphlet to be somewhat curved. Internally clean and tightly bound. This pamphlet is complete with 36 pages. Undated, but probably published after 1966. [B.K.]

$22.00

Who the Hell Wants to be in Platinum? An Illustrated History of Impala Platinum Holdings Limited
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Who the Hell Wants to be in Platinum? An Illustrated History of Impala Platinum Holdings Limited

By Bannon, John K

Impala Platinum Holdings, 2012. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The dust jacket is the slightest touch edge worn, with a tiny closed tear on the top edge near the spine. Aside from this, the jacket remains whole, square and intact. Internally, there are no markings or inscriptions, and the pages within are crisp, clean and complete. Tightly bound and presented beautifully in cellophane. JK

$68.00

Witwatersrand Gold - 100 Years: A review of the discovery and development of the Witwatersrand Goldfield as seen from the geological viewpoint
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Witwatersrand Gold - 100 Years: A review of the discovery and development of the Witwatersrand Goldfield as seen from the geological viewpoint

By Antrobus, E.S.A. (Editor)

Geological Society of South Africa, 1986. De Luxe Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. This is de luxe edition number 357 of 750 made. The boards are bound in de luxe skivertex red, and they are pristine and square, with vibrant gold gilt to the front, back, and spine. The dust jacket is shelf rubbed, marked and edge worn with some small closed tears along the top edges near the spine. There is some slight surface damage at the back near the spine as well. Despite this, the dust jacket remains bright and whole. Internally, the front end page is ever so slightly marked from the dust jacket, but the pages within are neat, crisp and complete. There are no inscriptions or annotations. The binding is tight, and it is presented beautifully in cellophane. JV.K

$300.00

Gems, Minerals and Rocks in Southern Africa
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Gems, Minerals and Rocks in Southern Africa

By McIver, J.R

Purnell and Sons (S.A.) Pty Limited, 1966. Very Good/Fair. The dust jacket is slightly edge worn with some scarring at the back. It will still look good with cellophane though. The boards are in an excellent condition. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 258 pages. [B.N.]

$7.00

Practical Coal Mining  Volume 1 only (Coal Mining Series)
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Practical Coal Mining Volume 1 only (Coal Mining Series)

By Mason, E. (Ed)

Virture, 1953. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Volume 1 only. boards are shelf rubbed, edge wornand knocked. foxing and marks. sound binding. fairly good copy.[S.K]

$14.00

Mechanical Engineering (Coal Mining Series)
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Mechanical Engineering (Coal Mining Series)

By Barnard, T.R

Virture, 1954. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. boards are shelf rubbed, edge worn and a bit knocked. foxing and marks. sound binding. fairly good copy.[S.K]

$25.00

Coal Mining Series : ElectricityBanks
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Coal Mining Series : ElectricityBanks

By Banks, H.F

Virture, 1957. 2nd. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 2 volume set. heavy, postal adjustments may be required. boards are rubbed, edge worn and a bit knocked on both copies. foxing and marks. sound binding. fairly good copies.

$30.00

Witwatersrand Gold - 100 Years: A review of the discovery and development of the Witwatersrand Goldfield as seen from the geological viewpoint
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Witwatersrand Gold - 100 Years: A review of the discovery and development of the Witwatersrand Goldfield as seen from the geological viewpoint

By Antrobus, E.S.A. (Editor)

Geological Society of South Africa, 1986. De Luxe Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Number 665 of 750 published in the de luxe red binding. The boards are a touch edge worn, but remain square and whole, with stunning gold gilt on the front, back and spine. The dust jacket is slightly rubbed and edge worn, with some small, unnoticeable creases and scratches on the surface, particularly on the back. The edges near the spine are beginning to fray a tad. Despite this, the jacket remains whole, clean and intact. Internally, there is a previous owner's signature on the front end page in black ink. The edges of the pages within have yellowed ever so slightly. This is barely noticeable, however, and the text is not affected in any way. The pages are clean, crisp and complete, with no defect or marking. The binding is tight and it is presented beautifully in cellophane. JV

$300.00

Gold Usage
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Gold Usage

By Rapson, W.S.; Groenewald, T

Academic Press, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Signed. 366 pages (complete). Signed by Bill Rapson on the frontispage (dated: 18/8/78). A decent copy. The dustjacket has scuffing, shelving wear, sunning. It is sure and secure. The boards are healthy, sound and neat. Within, the contents are in very good condition. They are clean, clear, benevolent, diligent and very confident. fk

$100.00

Fires in Collieries and Gold Mines : papers presented at two symposia on mine fires held on 10th March and 21st April, 1977
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Fires in Collieries and Gold Mines : papers presented at two symposia on mine fires held on 10th March and 21st April, 1977

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa, 1979. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. boards are a bit shelf rubbed. light marks. no inscriptions. well bound. good copy.[S.K]

$16.00

Mineral resources of the Republic of South Africa (Handbook) 5th Edition
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Mineral resources of the Republic of South Africa (Handbook) 5th Edition

By Coetzee, C.B. (Ed.)

Govt. Printer, 1985. 5th. Hardcover. Good/Good. jacket is shelf rubbed, chipped and creased. book is a bit heavy, postal adjustments may be required. edge wear and knocking on boards. thorough foxing and marks. ownership inscription. supplementary index included(compiled by P.T. Wilson). slipcase with map pasted at the back. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.N]

$18.00

The Kimberley Diamonds
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The Kimberley Diamonds

De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited, Kimberley Public Relations Department, Johannesburg. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. Complete. The booklet has no marked publication date: it is likely to be early 1970s. The covers are mild with marks from handling and storage. They are secure. Within, the contents have storage marks and usage marks. They are however, benevolent, patrician and clear. fk

$20.00

Underground Management
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Underground Management

By Ford, J S

Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Company, Limited, 1950. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 526 pages (complete). A resolute, placid copy. The covers are worn, scuffed and sunned from storage. The boards are secure and sure. Within, the pages are firm, clean, clear, confident, diligent. fk

$45.00

Gold Mining on the Witwatersrand - Vol. I
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Gold Mining on the Witwatersrand - Vol. I

By Jeppe, C Biccard

The Transvaal Chamber of Mines, 1946-01-01. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Two volumes (complete). Two stout copies. The boards of both books are much marked and worn and scuffed from storage. They are placid and secure. Previous owner signatures in both. Within, the contents are benign and sure. Some of the folded diagrams and tables have user creases. This in no manner affects their general good condition. Some of the index pages have mild storage stains and creases. The pages are clean, clear, earnest, smart, certain, competent. Please note that due to the weight of the books, should the set need be posted to the outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required. (relisted)

$170.00

Valley of Gold
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Valley of Gold

By Cartwright, A P

Howard Timmins, Cape Town, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. Taylor, S R C. 194 pages (complete). A calm copy. The dustjacket is benign; it is attached to the book with sellotape and there is tape residue about the edges. The security of the book is hale. Within are included laterally-appropriate press clippings, a letter of recommendation from Rand Mines Head Office. The contents are most pleasingly clean, clear, confident and generous. fk

$8.00

Diamonds
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Diamonds

By Chase, Sara Hannum

Franklin Watts Limited, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good. The dust jacket is price clipped with two short tears at the edges. There is evidence of tape residue within the dust jacket and left marks on the boards. The boards though, is still in a good condition. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 90 pages. [B.K.]

$9.00

Association of Mine Managers of the Transvaal, Papers and Discussions 1931 - 1936
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Association of Mine Managers of the Transvaal, Papers and Discussions 1931 - 1936

The Transvaal Chamber of Mines, 1938. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. boards are rubbed, sunned, chipped and knocked. thorough tanning and marks. visible netting. a few pages chipped on the top edge. fair copy.[S.K]

$48.00

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