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[Chris van Rensburg Publications] – The Mineral potential and Mining development in the Black Homelands of South AfricaItem
(Johannesburg: Chris van Rensburg Publications, 1977) Folio; original white papered boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 127; colour maps; colour photographs; advertisements. Dustwrapper sunned rubbed and somewhat edgeworn; some foxing to boards and prelims. Good. The South African government is committed to a policy of sovereign independence for the Black homelands within the borders of South Africa. […]
Arndt, E.H.D. – Die Unie se Goudreserwe. The Union’s Gold ReserveItem
(Pretoria: South African Reserve Bank, 1956) Originally published in the South African Bankers’ Journal February and March 1956. 213 x 135mm; original card wraps; pp. (vi) + 63. Uniform light browning throughout; tiny crease to edge of upper wrap and first few pages. Very good condition. Text in English and Afrikaans; English summary of Afrikaans […]
Callinicos, Luli – A People’s History of South Africa. Volume 1: Gold and WorkersItem
(Johannesburg, Ravan Press, 1985) 295 x 210 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. (viii) + 112; numerous black-and-white photographs. Lamination lifting slightly from upper cover. Very good condition. The rise of the gold mining industry changed the course of South African history. Other books have seen this as a struggle between the wealth and influence of […]
De Kock, W. P. (chairman), and others – Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Tiger’s-Eye and Related VarietiesItem
(Cape Town: Department of Mines, Republic of South Africa, 1968) 242 x 153 mm; side-stitched green card wrappers; pp. (ii) + 38; colour plate; table and graphs; large folding map. Wrappers very slightly creased with trace of soiling; earlier owner’s name signed on upper cover; some pencilled annotations; a little foxing. Good condition. An important […]
Eave, Geoff – Voluntate Servio. A History of the Mines Rescue Service in Northern KwaZulu-Natal 1925-2000Item
(Dundee: R. A. Burns & Co., 2000) Author’s presentation inscription on copyright page. 240 x 170 mm; laminated pictorial wraps; pp. xii + 104; map; monochrome photographs and diagrams in text. Near fine condition; slightest crease to corner of lower cover. The discovery of coal in Northern KwaZulu Natal nearly one hundred and forty years […]
Helme, Nigel – Thomas Major CullinanItem
(Johannesburg: McGraw-Hill, 1974) 8vo; original blue boards; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (xii) + 271 incl. index; photographs in colour and monochrome; map plan facsimile and genealogical table. Dustwrapper rather rubbed torn with slight loss to bottom edge of upper panel and with tape marks to reverse side and flaps; tape marks to endpapers; label scar and […]
Hindley, George (editor) – Gwai River: valley of copperItem
(no place: Gwai River Mines, 1970) 214 x 137 mm; saddle-stitched pictorial wrappers; unpaginated (but pp. 32); photographs incl. folding panorama. A little rubbed; traces of foxing. Very good condition. An evocative souvenir of this mining community with scenes of work and daily life around the mine and settlement and several of the key personalities […]
M.T.D. (Mangula) Limited (publishers) – M.T.D. (Mangula) Limited. Commemorative Brochure on the Official Opening of the Leach Plant by The Hon. Ian Douglas Smith, M.P., Prime Minister, Rhodesia, at 2.30 p.m. on the 30th day of August, 1965Item
([Salisbury]: M.T.D. Mangula Limited, 1965) 223 x 142 mm; saddle-stitched textured card wrappers; pp. 21; 3 plans one of which in colours. Wrappers foxed and slightly soiled. Good to very good condition.
Macnab, Roy – Gold Their Touchstone. Gold Fields of South Africa 1887-1987. A Centenary StoryItem
(Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1987) 4to; original black cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xii + 332; endpaper maps; numerous illustrations. Boards and dustwrapper a little rubbed; edges browned with a few scattered brown spots. The story of Gold Fields of South Africa.
Mangula Mine – Official Opening of Norah and Silverside Mines. 8th December, 1972. Commemorative Dinner MenuItem
(no place: Mangula Mine, 1972) 210 x 140 mm; card folded once printed in black and gilt. Some foxing. Good.