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There are 77 books in this catalogue.
Annual Report of the Department of Mines New South Wales for the year 1901
no author stated
Book Number: 66132
Department of Mines, New South Wales 1901. 4to.stiff boards with cloth spine.196pp. + b/w illus. & maps (some folding). Good, some foxing, wear to spine, label attached to spine.
Price: $75.00

Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales Vol IX part I.-IV 1909
Harper, L. F.
Book Number: 65404
Department of Mines, Sydney 1909. Part 1: 8vo. stiff boards with cloth spine. Good+, cover & last few pages toned, some maps/charts foxed. Some rubbing to cover. Contents: The geology of the Murrumbidgie District near Yass. Part II: 8vo. stapled wraps. Very good. Contents; Further additions to the Coral fauna of the Devonian and Silurian of NSW. Collection of Graptolites from Tolwong. Evidence of the age of some Australian gold drifts. Paleozoic Ostracoda from NSW. Part III: Very good, pages & endpapers toned. Contents: Contributions from the Departmental Laboratory by J.C.H. Mingaye. Wet and dry assay of tin ores. Composition of Delegate meteorite. Notes on Molong & Gilgoin meteorites. Part IV: 8vo. stapled wraps, pages and cover edges toned. Contents: Mineralogical and petrographical notes. On the Palasite from Mount Dyrring. 196pp.+ 31 b/w plates(1 folding), (1 in colour). 4 folding maps/charts in pocket at rear of part I.
Price: $250.00

Mineral Resources No. 32. The Coal Resources of the Douglas Park Area, and Tabulated List of Coal Bores, Counties of Cumberland and Camden
Harper, L. F.
Book Number: 65396
Department Of Mines Geological Survey, Sydney, 1924. 8vo. stapled wraps. 22pp. b/w illus. fold-out maps. Good, foxing, cover & title page.
Price: $35.00

Bulletin No. 4. IRON
Harper, L. F.
Book Number: 65397
Department Of Mines Geological Survey, Sydney, 1923. 8vo. stapled wraps. 23pp. b/w illus. fold-out maps. Good+, foxing, cover & title page, light foxing throughout, some wear on spine.
Price: $45.00

Bulletin No. 17. Reconnaissance Geological Survey: Ulladulla 1-mile Military Sheet, and Southern Part of Tianjara 1-mile Military Sheet
McElroy, C.T. and Rose, G.
Book Number: 65398
Department Of Mines Geological Survey, Sydney, 1962. 8vo. softcover. 66pp. Very good, foxing, cover edges.
Price: $15.00

The Occurrence of Opal at Lightning Ridge and Grawin .with geological notes on County Finch
Whiting, J. W. & Relph, R. E.
Book Number: 65399
Department of Mines, Sydney 196? 4to. stapled wraps. 22pp. 2 b/w maps. Folding map in pocket at rear. Very good, cover toned.
Price: $35.00

Geological Reports 1939-1945
Mulholland, Sir J.
Book Number: 65400
New South Wales Department Of Mines Geological Survey, Sydney, 1950. 4to. stapled pages unbound in plain wraps. 133pp. b/w illus., maps. 17 folding maps. Very good, cover toned, owner's sketch inside rear cover.
Price: $95.00

Iron Ore Deposits near Lionsville, N.S.W. Notes on the Mandurama Ironstone Occurrences. Irons...
Wynn, D. W.
Book Number: 65401
Department of Mines, Sydney 1962. 8vo. stapled wraps. 8pp. Very good, cover toned.
Price: $10.00

Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales Vol IX part I 1909
Harper, L. F.
Book Number: 65402
Department of Mines, Sydney 1909. 8vo. stiff boards with cloth spine. Good+, cover & last few pages toned, some maps/charts foxed. Some rubbing to cover. Contents: The geology of the Murrumbidgie District near Yass. 54pp.+ 12 b/w plates(1 folding). 4 folding maps/charts in pocket at rear.
Price: $250.00

Geology and Mineral Resources of the Southern Coalfield with Maps and Sections. Part I.-The South Coast Section
Harper, L. P.
Book Number: 65406
Department of Mines and Agriculture 1908. 4to. stiff boards with cloth spine. 410pp. + 45 b/w plates, folding colour frontis map, + other folding charts. Very good, tape marks on pastedowns, owner's name on cover, light toning to page edges, last bound upside down. Maps & sections contains 17 colour & b/w folding maps & sections, maps are in very good condition, one has a frayed edge and a coupe have some light foxing. Map folder has spine reinforced.
Price: $750.00

Mining Engineers' Handbook. 2 Volumes.
Peele, Robert. with the collaboration of John A. Church
Book Number: 65182
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1941. 2 Volumes. 8vo. cloth, softcovers. B/w illus. Very good, owner's name on front pastedowns.
Price: $95.00

Mining, Processing and Uses of Indian Mica: With Special Reference to the Bihar Mica Fields
Rajgarhia, Chand Mull
Book Number: 65113
McGraw-Hill, New York, 1951 8vo. hardcover. 388pp. b/w illus. Good+. A few small marks on outer edge of text block.
Price: $28.00

Rock slope engineering
Hoek, Evert
Book Number: 36685
ISBN: 0900488360
London Institution of Mining and Metallurgy 1977 4to illustrated boards, hardcover 402pp b/w illus. very good+.
Price: $55.00

A Handbook of Practical Cyanide Operations
Gaze, Wm. H.
Book Number: 64184
George Robertson and Company, Melbourne, 1898. 8vo. hardcover. 239pp. index, b/w illus. some folding. Fair, missing 2nd preface page. Solid copy with some notes in pencil on half-title verso title, stamps & signatures on page 2. Last folding illus. creased.
Price: $50.00

Geostatistics: Modeling Spatial Uncertainty
Chiles, Jean-Paul; Delfiner, Pierre
Book Number: 63502
ISBN: 0471083151
Wiley-Interscience, 1999. 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 695pp. index. Near Fine.
Price: $30.00

Gold Dredging in New South Wales
Clift, D. S. L.
Book Number: 64160
Department of Mines 1975 Large 8vo. hardcover. 148pp. + 9 b/w plates. b/w illus., map one folding + large folding map. Near Fine. Department of Mines Geological Survey of New South Wales Mineral Resources No. 41.
Price: $150.00

Fortunes in Minerals Simple Tests and How to Make Them
Idriess, Ion L.
Book Number: 64132
Angus and Robertson, Sydney 1947. 2nd edition. 8vo. hardcover. 228pp. index. Very good+. / Very good d/w with toned spine and and small chips on corners.
Price: $125.00

PROSPECTING FOR GOLD. From the Dish to the Hydraulic Plant, and from the Dolly to the Stamper Battery. With Chapters on prospecting for Opal, Tin and other Minerals
Idriess, Ion
Book Number: 64115
Angus & Robertson 1932. 3rd edition. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 272pp. index, b/w illus. good+, some foxing to endpapers, title faded on spine, news clipping pasted to rear endpaper. / Very good d/w with small chip on corner & spine ends.
Price: $250.00

Cyaniding for Gold. A Complete, Simple and Detailed Account of the Process Written Especially for the Working Miner and the Small Syndicate.
Idriess, Ion
Book Number: 64116
Angus & Robertson 1939. 1st edition. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 270pp. index, b/w illus., three folding diags, Good+, foxing to endpapers, covers a bit soiled.
Price: $2500.00

Annual Report of the Department of Mines New South Wales for the year 1882
no author stated
Book Number: 64090
Department of Mines, New South Wales 1883. 4to. softcover. 149pp. + colour maps & sections at rear (some folding) have light crease. Good, rear cover torn with pieces missing & some repairs, some foxing.
Price: $15.00

The Paradox of Plenty: Oil Booms and Petro-States
Karl, Terry Lynn
Book Number: 63749
ISBN: 9780520207721
University of California Press 1997 8vo softcover 342pp. Very good. The Paradox of Plenty explains why, in the midst of two massive oil booms in the 1970s, oil-exporting governments as different as Venezuela, Iran, Nigeria, Algeria, and Indonesia chose common development paths and suffered similarly disappointing outcomes. Meticulously documented and theoretically innovative, this book illuminates the manifold factors--economic, political, and social--that determine the nature of the oil state, from the coherence of public bureaucracies, to the degree of centralization, to patterns of policy-making. Karl contends that oil countries, while seemingly disparate, are characterized by similar social classes and patterns of collective action. In these countries, dependence on petroleum leads to disproportionate fiscal reliance on petrodollars and public spending, at the expense of statecraft. Oil booms, which create the illusion of prosperity and development, actually destabilize regimes by reinforcing oil-based interests and further weakening state capacity. Karl's incisive investigation unites structural and choice-based approaches by illuminating how decisions of policymakers are embedded in institutions interacting with domestic and international markets. This approach--which Karl dubs
Price: $22.00

Gas Tightness of Unlined Hard Rock Caverns
KjØrholt, Halvor
Book Number: 63511
ISBN: 8271192892
Halvor KjØrholt 1991 8vo. softcover. Good. Norwegian University thesis.
Price: $35.00

Shared Earth Modeling: Methodologies for Integrated Reservoir Simulations
Fanchi, John R.
Book Number: 63512
ISBN: 0750675225
Butterworth-Heinemann 2002 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 306pp. index. Very good+.
Price: $18.00

Well, Well, Well: Behind Australia's Wildcat Names
Wilkinson, Rick
Book Number: 63513
ISBN: 1876077026
Christopher Beck Books 1997. 8vo. hardcover. 251pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine, owner's name on fep. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $45.00

Shell Shock. The Secrets and Spin of an Oil Giant.
Cummins, Ian & Beasant, John
Book Number: 63517
ISBN: 184018941x
Mainstream Publishing Edinburgh 2005. 8vo. hardcover. 256pp. index. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $15.00

Horizontal Wells: Focus on the Reservoir
Carr, Timothy R. ; Mason, Erik P. ; Feazel, Charles T. (Editors)
Book Number: 63519
ISBN: 0891816658
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2003. 4to. softcover. 270pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine.
Price: $75.00

Basic Well Log Analysis
Asquith, George B.; Krygowski, Daniel
Book Number: 63520
ISBN: 0891816674
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2004. 2nd edition. 4to. softcover. 244pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. Includes CD ROM.
Price: $75.00

Geological Applications of Well Logs (Methods in Exploration Series, No. 13.)
Lovell, Mike; Parkinson, Neil. (editors)
Book Number: 63521
ISBN: 089181664X
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 2002. 4to. softcover. 292pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Near Fine.
Price: $75.00

Stochastic Modeling And Geostatistics: Principles, Methods, and Case Studies, Volume II
Coburn, T. C.
Book Number: 63525
ISBN: 0891817042
American Association of Petroleum Geologists 2006. 4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 409pp. Colour & b/w ilus. Near Fine.
Price: $45.00

Geological evolution of the Canning Basin, Western Australia
Forman, D. J. ; Wales, D. W.
Book Number: 63526
ISBN: 0642065861
Australian Government Publishing Service, 1981. 4to. softcover. 91pp. b/w illus. Very good. BMR Bulletin 210.
Price: $25.00

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