MANNIX, J. BERNARD: Mines and Their Story.
London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1913 1st
Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 10 x 7 inches. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, decorative gilt ‘chain’ design to front with paneled colour plate and gilt ‘pick’ design to spine. top edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners lightly bumped and rubbed with some rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Rubbing marks to cloth on rear board. Endpapers slightly darkened. Some light minor foxing spots to inside pages, plates all clean and bright. Else a lovely tight copy. Coloured frontispiece; tissue-guarded ( “Famous Diamonds”), and 60 photo. plates. Also 30 illustrations in the text. 337 pp. CONTENTS deal with: GOLD / DIAMONDS / SILVER / COAL / IRON- mines world-wide.