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Australian Catalog 3 - Special Set of Western Australia Bulletins

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Priced individually, but sold only as a complete set. The most interesting feature of the set are the plates of gold fields and other mining sites as they looked in the late 1800's and early 1900's.  $ 4000 for the entire set!  [The value is established by the dates of publication and in the color plates of the early gold fields - which are suitable for framing]


B 1 / Maitland, A. G. / BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GEOLOGY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1898, afb, 31 pages, small chip on last page which has deleted only two words, ovg, - 5 -, $ 50

B 3 / Blatchford, T. / THE GEOLOGY OF THE COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1899, afb, 98 pages, 2 plates (1 bound in, other in pocket), - 5 -, $ 225 [description, history, and geology of the Goldfield; water supply; description of reefs and gold mines; gold production and export, etc.]

B 4 / Maitland, A. G. / THE MINERAL WEALTH OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1900, afb, 150 pages, appendix, 6 plates, - 5 -, $ 90

B 6 / Simpson, E. S. / NOTES FROM THE DEPARTMENT LABORATORY, Perth, 1902, afb, 89 pages, 8 figs., 8 plates, 10 tables, - 5 -, $ 145 [Part I: descriptions of types and locations where gold, silver, mercury, copper, lead, zinc, antimony, rare metals, water, graphite, silicates, and carbonates can be found; part II: petrologic descriptions of rocks in Darling Ranges and Kalgoorlie; part III: Supplemental to the census of minerals of Western Australia in Bulletin 4)

B 7 / Campbell, W. D. / NOTES ON THE AURIFEROUS REEFS OF CUE AND DAY DAWN, Perth, 1903, afb, 38 pages, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 100

B 8 / Gibson, C. G. / LENNONVILLE, MOUNT MAGNET, AND BOOGARDIE, MURCHINSON GOLDFIELD, Perth, afb, 33 pages, 1 plate, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 125

B 9 / Maitland, A. G. / GEOLOGICAL FEATURES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NORTHAMPTON WITH APPENDIXES, Perth, 1903, afb, 28 pages, map and sections, - 5 -, $ 75

B 11 / Maitland, A. G. / NOTES ON THE COUNTRY BETWEEN EDJUDINA AND YUNDAMINDERA, NORTH COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1903, afb, 58 pages, 7 tables, 16 diagrams, 2 maps (in pocket), - 5 -, $ 55

B 12 / Gibson, C. G. / THE GEOLOGICAL FEATURES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MULLINE, ULARRING, MULWARRIE, AND DAVYHURST, NORTH COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1904, afb, 32 pages, 2 appendices, 2 maps, $ 75

B 13 / Jackson, C. F. V. / GEOLOGY AND AURIFEROUS DEPOSITS OF LEONORA, MOUNT MARGARET GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1904, afb, 47 pages, 9 plates, 5 figs., frontispiece (in pocket), 2 appendices, 1 map (in pocket), - 5 -, $ 75

B 14 / Gibon, C. G. / THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF A PART OF THE MURCHISON GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1904, afb, 8 figs., 9 maps, - 5 -. $ 90

B 15 / Maitland, A. G. / PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE GEOLOGICAL FEATURES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE PILBARA GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1904, afb, 118 pages, 25 figs., 8 maps (4 in pocket), 1 appendix, - 5 -, $ 90

B 16 / Maitland, A. G. and Jackson, C. F. V. / THE MINERAL PRODUCTION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA UP TO THE END OF THE YEAR 1903, Perth, 1904, afb, 105 pages (repairs to bottom right corners on front two pages, rest of text fine) , the main section of text covers each of the goldfields with production from each, numerous tables, includes a rare map of Western Australia showing mining areas (several small repairs), - 5 -, $ 150

B 17 / Gibson, C. G. / GEOLOGY AND AURIFEROUS DEPOSITS OF SOUTHERN CROSS, YILGARN GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1904, afb, 47 pages, 6 plates, 5 figs., 1 map (in pocket), - 5 -, $ 195

B 18 / Jackson, C. F. V. / GEOLOGICAL FEATURES AND AURIFEROUS DEPOSITS OF MOUNT MORGANS (Mount Margaret Goldfield) and NOTES ON THE GEOLOGY OF ORE DEPOSITS OF MULGABBIE, Perth, 1905, afb, 35 pages, 9 plates (4 in pocket), 5 figs., 2 maps, 1 appendix, - 5 -, $ 50

B 23 / Maitland, A. G. / THIRD REPORT ON THE GEOLOGICAL FEATURES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE PILBARA GOLDFIELD, 7 geological maps, 4 figs., $ 100

B 24 / Gibson, C. G. / THE LAVERTON, BURTVILLE, AND ERLISTOUN, AURIFEROUS BELT, Perth, 1906, afb, 79 pages, index, 20 photographs, 9 figs., 5 mining plans, 5 plates (4 in pocket), - 5 -, $ 225

B 25 / Jack, R. L. / THE PROSPECTS OF OBTAINING ARTESIAN WATER IN THE KIMBERLY DISTRICT, Perth, 1906, afb, 46 pages, geologic map is missing, - 5 -, $ 20

B 27 / Etheridge, R., Chapman, F., and Howchin, W. / PALAEONTOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1907, afb, 71 pages, 10 plates, - 5 -, $ 25

B 28 / Gibson, C. G. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF LAWLERS, SIR SAMUELS, AND DARLOT (EAST MURCHISON GOLDFIELD) AND MOUNT IDA (NORTH COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD), Perth, 1907, afb, 73 pages, 3 maps, 5 mining plans, 4 figs., 3 plates, 6 photographs, total of 7 items in pocket, - 5 -, $ 225

B 29, Part I / CUE AND DAY DAWN DISTRICTS, MURCHISON GOLDFIELD, CUE AND CUDDINGWARRA CENTRES, Perth, 1897, afb, 93 pages, 3 maps, 12 photographs, 15 plates (in pocket), 2 figs., - 5 -, $ 175

B 29, Part II / A REPORT UPON THE GEOLOGY, TOGETHER WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE PRODUCTIVE MINES OF THE CUE AND DAY DAWN DISTRICTS, MURCHINSON GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1907, afb, complete with two maps and 8 plates, - 5 -, $ 175

B 30 / Simpson, E. S. and Gibson, C. G. / THE DISTRIBUTION AND OCCURRENCE OF THE BASER METALS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1907, afb, 129 pages, 1 plate in pocket), - 5 -, $ 145 [covers base metals and where they were located and mined; has an index to the names of places and mines, etc.; the plate is a map showing the locations of mining base metals in Western Australia]

B 31 / Gibson, C. G. / I. Bonnievale and Junanalling Districts, Coolgardie Goldfield, II. The Black Range District, East Murchison Goldfield, Perth, 1908, afb, 120 pages, 2 figs., 6 polates, 3 maps. - 5 -, $ 145

B 32 / Woodward, H. P. / GREENBUSHES TINFIELD; A REPORT UPON THE MOUNT MALCOLM COPPER MINE; A REPORT UPON FRASER’S GOLD MINE, SOUTHERN CROSS, Perth, 1908, afb, 93 pages, 3 maps, 4 plates (3 in pocket), 3 photographs, 1 figure, - 5 -, $ 125

B 33 / Maitland, A. G. / Geological Investigations embracing the Gascoyne, Ashburton & West Pilabara Goldfields with petrological notes by J. A. Thomson, Perth, 1909, afb, 184 pages, 65 figs., 13 plates, $175

B 34 / REPORT UPON THE AURIFEROUS DEPOSITS OF BARRAMBIE AND ERROLLS (CUE DISTRICT) AND GUM CREEK (NANNINE DISTRICT) IN THE MURCHISON GOLDFIELD; ALSO WILUNA, (LAWLERS DISTRICT) IN THE EAST MURCHISON GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1908, afb, 44 pages, 2 maps, 3 plates, 6 photographs, tape repair on page 44, ovg, - 5 -, $ 175

B 35 / Woodward, H. P. / GEOLOGICAL REPORT UPON THE GOLD AND COPPER DEPOSITS OF THE PHILLIPS RIVER GOLDFIELD, with a description of the Crystalline Rocks of the District, Perth, 1909, afb, 109 pages, 2 maps (in pocket), 8 plates, 7 photographs, - 5 -, $ 175

B 37 / Gibson, C. G. / THE GEOLOGICAL FEATURES OF THE COUNTRY LYING ALONG THE ROUTE OF THE PROPOSED TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1909, afb, 30 pages, 21 plates, plate 21 and map in pocket, - 5 -, $ 125 [contains photographs of camels being used for travel prior to the combination of the railway]

B 38 / Campbell, W. D. / T
HE IRWIN RIVER COALFIELD and the adjacent Districts from Arrino to Northampton, 1910, afb, 108 pages, 7 plates, 53 figs., - 2 -, $ 55

B 39 / Talbot, H. W. G. / GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS IN THE COUNTRY BETWEEN WILUNA HALL’S CREEK AND TANAMI, Perth, 1910, afb, 88 pages, 44 figs., 2 plates, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 75

B 42 / Simpson, E. S. and Gibson, C. G. / THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF KALGOORLIE, EAST COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, PART 1, Perth, 1912, afb, 49 figs., 2 maps, - 5 -, $ 150

B 43 / Farquharson, R. A. / PETROLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1912, afb, 100 pages, 16 figs., - 5 -, $ 100 [includes rock making minerals; rocks from Warrawoona; Pilbara Goldfield; rock specimens from the Recovery G.M.L., 2087, Yilgarn Goldfield; rocks from Mons Cupri, West Pilbara Goldfield; rock from South of Serpentine Bay, Kalgoorlie; specimens from Pinyalling and Rothesay Districts, Yalgoo Goldfield; rocks from the Ingliston Extended Mine, Murchison Goldfield]

B 44 / Saint-Smith, E. C. / A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE OF A PORTION OF THE SOUTH-WEST DIVISION OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1912, afb, 80 pages, 18 figs., 1 geological map, 1 locality plan, $ 70

B 45 / Talbot, H. W. B. / GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS EMBRACING PARTS OF THE NORTH COOLGARDIE AND EAST MURCHISON GOLDFIELDS WITH PETROGRAPHICAL NOTES BY R. A. FARQUHARSON, Perth, 1912, afb, 11 figs., 1 geological map, 2 plates (in pocket), - 5 -, $ 75

B 46 / Woodward, H. P. / A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE YILGARN GOLDFIELD AND THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE NORTH COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1912, afb, 2 maps, $ 75

B 47 / Blatchford, B. A. and Jutson, J. T. / THE MINING GEOLOGY OF THE KANOWNA MAIN REEF LINE, KANOWNA, NORTH-EAST COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD WITH PETROLOGICAL NOTES BY R. A. FARQUHARSON, Perth, 1912, afb, 106 pages, 3 maps, 34 figs., 2 plates (in pocket), $ 90

B 48 / Simpson, E. S., et.al. / MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS 9 - 32; titles included are: Radium-Uranium Ore from Wodgina; Preliminary Notes on the Mineral Resources of Southern Cross; Payne’s Recent Gold Discovery near Coodingnow, Yalgoo Goldfield; The Nemesis Gold Mine, Tuckanarra, Murchinson Goldfield; Kohinoor South Mines, Stake Well, Murchinson Goldfield; Rutile at Yulgering; Mount Jackson Centre, Yilgarn Goldfield, Perth, 1912, afb, 192 pages, 11 plates, 53 figs., - 5 -, $ 75

B 49 / Saint - Smith, E. C. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE YILGARN GOLDFIELD, Part I - Southern Cross, Perth, 1913, afb, 193 pages, 9 plates, 52 figs., - 5 -, $ 215

B 50 / Maitland, A. G. and Montgomery, A. / THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRY OF WEST AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1912, afb, 68 pages, 7 figs., 1 map, - 5 -, $ 125

B 51 / Collier, P. / CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STUDY OF THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF KALGOORLIE, EAST COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, PART II, Perth, 1913, afb, 85 pages, 13 plates, 43 figs., - 5 -, $ 215

B 52 / Blatchford, T. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE NORTH-WEST DIVISION, INVESTIGATIONS IN 1912, Perth, 1913, original hard-paper binding, 157 pages, 10 plates, 40 figs., - 5 -, $ 225

B 53 / Blatchford, T. / GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN THE AREA EMBRACING THE BURBANKS AND LONDONDERRY MINING CENTRES, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE ORE DEPOSITS AND THEIR FUTURE PROSPECTS, Perth, 1913, afb, 79 pages, 15 figs., 6 plates, - 5 -, $ 175

B 54 / Jutson, J. T. / THE MINING GEOLOGY OF ORA BANDA, BROAD ARROW GOLDFIELD, Perth, afb, 131 pages, 4 plates, 31 figs., - 5 -, $ 175

B 55 / Etheridge, R., Jr. / PALAEONTOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1913, afb, 34 pages, 4 plates, 5 figs., - 5 -, $ 24

B 56 / Honman, C. S. / THE GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN KALGOORLIE AND COOLGARDIE, Perth, afb, 1914, 80 pages, 2 plates, 31 figs., - 5 -, $ 100

B 57 / Woodward, H. P. / A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE OF A PORTION OF THE MURCHINSON GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1914, afb, 103 pages, 5 plates, 50 figs., - 5 -, $ 195

B 58 / Etheridge, R., Jr. / PALAEONTOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1914, afb, 59 pages, 8 plates, - 5 -, $ 35

B 59 / Collier, P. / MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS 33 - 51:
33 Boring for Coal upon the Marchinson Railway Line Between Eradu and Mullewa
34 Kurnalpi, North-East Coolgardie Goldfield
35 Rare Metals and their Distribution in Western Australia
36 Mining Centre of Ruby Well, Peak Hill Goldfield
37 Geological Report on Mikhaburra (Holden’s Find), Peak Hill Goldfield
38 Mount Keith District, East Murchison Goldfield
39 Observations and Remarks on the present state of Mining in the Districts of Mt. Magnet, Lennonville, and Boogardie, Murchinson Goldfield
40 Notes on the Geology of Yuin, Yalgoo Goldfield
41 The Woodline Rush, 6 miles north of Bulong, North-East Coolgardie Goldfield
42 Ore Occurrence of the Kapanga Mine, Greenbrushes Tinfield
43 Petrographical Notes on some specimens from Greenbrushes
44 Economic Geology of the Golden Ridge Gold Mine, East Coolgardie Goldfield
45 Illgarere Mineral leases and Humphry’s Copper Find
46 Brenner Range Country, Dundas Goldfield
47 Some Western Australian Meteorites
48 Further Notes on the Mining Geology of Kanowna
49 Ore Occurrence at Narra Tarra Mines, Victoria District
50 King’s Sound Tin Mine, West Kimberley
51 On some rocks from the Phillips River
Perth, 1914, afb, 252 pages, 50 figs., 23 plates, - 5 -, $ 195

B 61 / Jutson, J. T. / AN OUTLINE OF THE PHYSIOGRAPHICAL GEOLOGY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Perth, 1914, afb, 240 pages, 3 plates, 119 figs., - 5 -, $ 75

B 62 / Clarke, E. de C. / NOTES ON THE GEOLOGY AND MINING AT SANDSTONE AND HANCOCK’S, EAST MURCHINSON GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1914, afb, 66 pages, 5 plates, 19 figs., - 5 -, $ 215

B 63 / Blatchford, T. / THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE YILGARN GOLDFIELD, PART III. The Gold Belt South of Southern Cross, Perth, 1915, pb, 189 pages, 31 figs., 19 plates, - 5 -, $ 245

B 64 / Collier, P. / MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS, 52 - 60:
52 Coal Resources of Western Australia
53 Mining Geology of Yerilla
54 Mining Centres at the South of the Yalgoo Goldfield
55 Classification of Kalgoorlie Rocks
56 Concentration tests of a Tungsten-Molybdenum Ore from Callie Soak, Poona, Murchinson Goldfield
57 Chloritoid and its congeners with special reference to the chloritoid at Yampi Sound
58 Geology of Western Australia
59 Mining Fields of Western Australia
60 Geological Observations in the Mulline, Riverina, and Ularring Centres, North Coolgardie Goldfield
Perth, 1915, pb, 165 pages, 17 pages, 35 figs., - 5 -, $ 75

B 65 / Woodward, H. P. / THE REPUTED PETROLIFEROUS AREA, WARREN RIVER DISTRICT (SOUTH-WEST DIVISION), Perth, 1915, afb, 54 pages, 2 maps, - 5 -, $ 45

B 72 / Chapman, F. and Etheridge, R., Jr. / PALAEONTOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIAN, Perth, 1917, afb, 94 pages, - 5 -, $ 35

B 73 / Honman, C. S. / THE GEOLOGY OF THE NORTH COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, PART I: The Yerilla District, Perth, 1917, afb, 98 pages, 37 figs., 5 plates, - 5 -, $ 165

B 74 / Robinson, R. T. / MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS 61 - 70:
61 Phosphatic Deposits of Western Australia
62 Gold Butterfly Mine, Tampa, North Coolgardie Goldfield
63 Gold Deposit at Field’s Find (The Patch), Duketon, Mount Margaret Goldfield
64 Investigations into the cause of the Mineralization of the Seven Mile Swamp at Grassmere, near Albany
65 The Deep-Lead at Darlot, East Murchison Goldfield
66 Occurrence of Oil near Wonnerup, South-West Division
67 Chemical and Physical Properties of some of the Donnybrook Sandstone
68 Graphite Deposits at Kendenup and Surrounding Districts, South-west Division
69 Geology of the Water Reserve find at Linden, North-East Coolgardie Goldfield
70 Clay Deposits at Newlands, South-West Division
Perth, 1917, afb, 112 pages, 12 figs., 8 plates, - 5 -, $ 75

B 75 / Talbot, H. W. B. and Clarke, E. de C. / A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN LAVERTON AND THE SOUTH AUSTRALIA BORDER, INCLUDING PART OF THE MOUNT MARGARET GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1917, afb, 207 pages, 3 plates, 66 figs., - 5 -, $ 125

B 76 / Blatchford, T. / INTERIM REPORT ON THE GRAPHITE DEPOSITS AT MUNGLINUP, EUCLA DIVISION, Perth, 1917, afb, 19 pages, 1 plate, - 5 -, $ 25

B 77 / Simpson, E. S. / SOURCES OF INDUSTRIAL POTASH IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, with two appendices, Perth, 1919, afb, 46 pages, 2 plates, 4 figs., - 5 -, $ 26

B 82 / Feldtman, F. R. / MAGNESITE DEPOSITS OF BULONG, NORTH-EAST COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD, Perth, 1919, afb, 38 figs., 2 plates, 7 figs., - 5 -, $ 28

B 105, part 1 / Lord, J. H. / COLLIE MINERAL FIELD, Perth, 1952, pb, 56 figs., 247 pages, 11 pocket plates (all missing), - 5 -, $ 25

B 114 / Ellis, H. A. / MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS FOR 1957, Perth, 1960, pb, 194 pages, 45 pocket plates missing, 1 text figure, - 5 -, $ 20 [includes 37 reports concerning oil, diamond drilling, gold fields, underground water, manganese deposits, more....]

B 118 / Playford, P. E. and Lowry, D. C. / DEVONIAN REY COMPLEXES OF THE CANNING BASIN, Western Australia, Perth, 1966, pb, 150 pages, 7 plates, (in separate pocket), 48 figs., - 5 -, $ 20 [includes lead and zinc deposits]




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