Vancouver, Canada: Robert Reid & Takao Tanabe, 1958. Reprint of originally printed 1871 first. 275 copies were printed, this being #62. Hardcover. Tall, slender 8vo, 44pp+ deckled edges bound in quarter Oasis Niger and marbelized paper. Would be fine but the pasted red-leather title label on the spine has tiny chips to the bottom edge. very Good+ / None, as issued. Item #15393
Facsimile of the original title cover is on the page after the introduction. This book is an abbreviated view of the properties and history of gold discovery, and the conditions under which gold occurs in nature as well as the processes necessary for extraction.