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Stock Certificate for the Balloon Hill Mascot Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Seller ID: 016010


Circa 1908. Dimensions 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Black ink, vignette of men working in a mine upper left, other vignettes of miners in corners and both sides, decorative border. No. 235, not issued, no stamps or signatures. Not much is known about the Balloon Hill Mascot Mining Company. The certificate identifies Rawhide, Nevada as its location. Rawhide was a boom town that sprang up in central Nevada, more due to stock manipulation and promotion than mineral deposits. Possibly... View more info

Stock Certificate for the Gold Valley Main Tunnel & Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1867

Seller ID: 016020


Dimensions 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Black ink, decoration on left side. Not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Gold Valley Main Tunnel and Mining Company was incorporated in 1867 to perform hydraulic mining in the Poverty Hill Mining District, California. Poverty Hill is in Sierra County, though the certificate says Plumas County. View more info

Stock Certificate for the Murray Creek Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1893

Seller ID: 016023


Dimensions 10 1/2 x 6 inches. Black ink, decoration border. No. 68, not issued, no stamps or signatures. According to the certificate, the Murray Creek Mining Company was incorporated in 1893 in Calaveras County, California View more info

Stock Certificate for the Jumbo Extension Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Seller ID: 016033


Circa 1910s. Dimensions 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Black ink, vignette of miners working underground, decorative border. No. 1904, not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Jumbo Extension Mining Company was involved in litigation over the mining rights outside Goldfield, Nevada, in 1915. View more info

Stock Certificate for 40 Shares in the Three-Way Oil Company

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Brown-Green Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 016034


Dimensions 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Black and orange ink, vignette of oil field with multiple derricks center top, decorative border. Embossed stamp. Fold lines, tear along fold, some chipping. No. 391, this certificate was originally issued to C. C. Smart, on April 15, 1927. It was transferred on April 28, 1927 to a company, name illegible. Signed by treasurer Edward Barbour and president Walter Beck. View more info

Stock Certificate for the El Dorado Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1875

Seller ID: 016036


Dimensions 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Black ink, Mexican eagle symbol center top, American eagle symbol left center, decorative border. Fold line, small brown spots. No. 489, not issued, no stamps or signatures. According to the certificate, this El Dorado Mining Company was incorporated November 6, 1875 to run a mine in Lower California, Mexico. Its principal place of business was San Francisco. View more info

American Type Culture Collection : Catalogue of Cultures, 1927

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Waverly Press, Inc.: 1927

Seller ID: 9873


96 pages; in blue wrapper with title on the cover. Evidence of sun fading to part of the cover and back. Listing of over 2700 cultures. View more info

Anonymous

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Milano, Italy, Edoardo Sonzogno - Editore: 1880

Seller ID: 11984


Volume I, Number 1 through Volume I, Number 52. Illustrated science magazine in Italian explaining various scientific theories from pumps to human biology; fossils to electromagnets; electrical lighting to printing. 52 issues bound in boards with leather spine, gilt lettering with raised bands. Some wear along the edges of the boards. View more info

Anonymous

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John C. Winston Company, American Association for the Advancement of Science: 1926

Seller ID: 10086


xlii, 203 pages [ads in the back]; paper wrapper. Some folding to the cover, a few marks highlighting various lectures, otherwise a clean copy. View more info

Anonymous

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Goverment Printing Office: 1936

Seller ID: 15301


Special Publication No. 201. Gray paper binding, some tearing and rubbing on cover. Stamp from the Graduate School of Geological Sciences, California Institute of Technology on front cover. Stamp for "A. B. Drescher" on title page. 231 pages including 12 pages of fold out maps and charts. Extensive study of the seismic activity in California in 1934 and 1935. View more info

The Stirling Water-Tube Boiler.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Babcock & Wilcox Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 017313


Original blue cloth with gilt lettering and design on the front cover. 7 1/2 X 10 1/4. 64 pages. Black and white photographs and illustrations. Printed on high quality paper. Previous owners name is written in black ink on the inside front cover. All pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Boilers, Furnaces and Boiler Accessories. Power Plant Engineering Handbooks.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Technical Publishing Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 017394


Original brown wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 4 1/2 X 7 3/4 inches. 112 pages. Copy has 46 black and white illustrations, diagrams and / or charts. Chapters in this copy are, essentials of furnace operation, testing correctness of combustion, sampling and determining quality of fuel, furnaces for coal, mechanical stokers, powdered coal and fuel oil for boilers, boiler operation, types and characteristics of boilers and recent practice in boiler operation. S... View more info

Lake City Engineering Works, Erie, Penn.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Erie, Pa, Lake City Engineering Company:

Seller ID: 017396


Original white wrapper with black lettering on front cover. 6 X 8 3/4 inches oblong. 39 pages. Copy has either lack and white illustrations or photographs throughout. Some charts included. Copy is bound by 3 holes on the spine and held together with string. 2 small white stickers with the numbers 2024 written in black in, one sticker is on the upper left front cover, the second sticker is on the upper right of the back cover. Previous owner wrote in pencil on the front c... View more info

The Ontario Safety Boilers. For Steam or Hot Water Service. For Use With Coal, Wood, or Oil Fuel. High or Low Pressure. Adapted for Dairy Plants, Lanudries, Dry Cleaning Plants, Restaurants, Hotels, House Heating, Greenhouses. Catalog No. 7-A

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Pulaski, N.Y., Ontario Iron Works:

Seller ID: 017398


Original tan wrapper with a black and white illustration of a boiler on the front cover with black lettering. 6 X 9 inches. 15 pages. Copy has 3 black and white illustrations and 1 black and white diagram. Copy has been slightly folded in the middle. Both covers are slightly dirty. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is good. View more info

Manual of Hancock Locomotive Inspirators

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Manning, Maxwell & Moore, Inc: 1921

Seller ID: 017400


Original brown wrapper with dark brown lettering on front cover. 4 3/4 X 6 3/4 inches. 75 pages which include 1 page of table of contents. Copy has numerous black and white illustrations with some diagrams. Copy has 1 rubber stamp mark which is on the title page. The rubber stamp mark indicates that the company's address has changed. Spine is covered with brown cloth tape. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Instructions for Setting Up and Operating the Westinghouse "Compound" Automatic Engine.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, The Westinghouse Machine Company: 1901

Seller ID: 017402


Original orange cloth wrapper with black lettering on the front cover. 6 X 9 inches. 34 pages. 24 black and white illustrations. Some of the topics discussed are, cleaning the engine, the foundations, putting on wheels, adjustments for wear, water relief valves, making repairs and several other topics are mentioned. Copy has a small spot at the top of the front cover, approx, 1/2 inch, which has bled through the cover and onto the title page. Previous owners name is writ... View more info

The Mumford Patent Water Tube Boiler. As Supplied to the British and Foreign Navies.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Colchester, England, A.G. Mumford, Limited:

Seller ID: 017405


Original red wrapper with gilt lettering on front cover. 6 X 9 oblong. 15 pages. Copy has 5 black and white illustrations and 2 black and white photographs. View more info

Steam Car Development and Steam Aviation. Vol.VII June, 1938-May, 1939. No.'s 76-87

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Whitby Yorks, England, R. H. & H. W. Bolsover: 1938

Seller ID: 017606


Original blue cloth5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. 240 pages. This copy is a periodical of the Steam Car Development and Steam Aviation. Topics are, "Comparative Economic Results of Tests of White and Double Steam Power Plants"; June, 1938, "Light Steam Car Suggestions" by C.T. Bower and F.R. Bell (continued from last issue); July, 1938, "Light Steam Car Suggestions" by C.T. Bower and F.R. Bell (continued from last issue); August, 1938, "The Mechanism o... View more info

A Treatise On Metal Mining. Prepared For Student of The International Correspondence Schools, Scranton, PA Vol. 1-4

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa, The Colliery Engineer Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017656


Original brown leather half bound with gilt lettering on spine. 6 X 9 inches. 4 Volume set. Set is complete. Volume I Arithmetic (112 pages), Formulas (13 pages), Geometry and Trigonometry (62 pages), Mine Surveying and Mapping (138), Mechanics (96 pages) with 63 pages of questions and examples. Volume II Steam and Steam Boilers (45 pages), Steam Engines (47 pages), Air and Air Compression (63 pages), Hydromechanics and Pumping (110 pages), Haulage (135 pages), Hoisting ... View more info

Little Gem Ear Phone. Highest Award For Ear Phones In Competition With The World

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, The Gem Ear Phone Co. Inc.: 1915

Seller ID: 018557


Original white wrapper with black lettering and illustrations of the Gold Medal Award on the front cover. 3 1/2 X 5 3/4 inches. 24 pages. The first 13 pages tell of the Little Gem Ear Phone. The remaining pages are letters from satisfied customers. Copy contains 9 black and white photographs or illustrations. A small rubber stamp mark is on two of the pages that read, "The Gem Ear Phone of Canada, Royal Bank Build. Toronto, Ont". Copy is bound with 2 staples. Sta... View more info