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The Copper Resources of California, Bulletin No 23; (bound with) Oil and Gas Yielding Formations of California, Bulletin 19; (bound with) Saline Deposits of California, Bulletin 24
San Francisco and Sacramento: California State Mining Bureau, 1900. 3 volumes bound as one. All three are First Editions, published 1902/1901/1902 respectively -- not cheaply-made modern reprints. Bound together in black cloth with black leather spine and corners, stamped in shiny gold on the spine. The leather joints have a hairline crack. SEE PHOTOS. The original colored wraps for all three books are bound-in. The binding is in Near Very Good condition. Internal condition is Very Good+. The ink stamp of Harry M. Roche is on the front endpaper. All three books are profusely illustrated with photos and maps. Many of the maps are fold-out and printed in color. COPPER RESOURCES has 69 illustrations (mostly photos) and 8 maps of which 3 are folding. The largest: Map of California Copper Deposits, unfolds to 29.5" wide by 36" tall. Another fold-out is: Geological Map of the Western Portion of the Shasta County Copper Belt. OIL AND GAS YIELDING FORMATIONS has 35 photos and 13 fold-out maps, including Geological Map of Territory between Los Angeles and Santa Ana River; Los Angeles Oil Fields 1898-1900; Geological Sketch Map of the Peninsula of San Pedro; Geological Sketch Map of SE Portion of Orange Co.; Devils Gate Oil District; Sketch Map of Summerland Oil Wells; Coalinga Oil District, Fresno Co. 1900; etc. SALINE DEPOSITS has 98 photos and 5 maps. Three of the maps are folding. Two of them are quite large and in color: Map of California Saline Deposits 1902 [unfolds to 29" wide by 36" tall]; Saline Deposits of the Southern Portion of California [unfolds to 30.5" wide by 30.5" tall].. First Editions. Hardcover. Near Very Good condition. 8vo. 282pp. + 236pp. + 215pp.
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