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Barnes, Michael (signed); Foreword By Gerald S Merrithew / Boston Mills Press Listings

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1 Barnes, Michael (signed); Foreword By Gerald S Merrithew / Boston Mills Press

Fortunes in the Ground: Cobalt, Porcupine and Kirkland Lake ---by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining History / Gold and Silver Mines )

Erin, Ontario: Erin, ON.: Boston Mills Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First printing
1986 091978352X / 9780919783522
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
----------hardcover, about 8.75 x 11.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a near Fine dustjacket, small rub mark at upper front corner of jacket, signed and dated by the author, commemoration plate on half title page for the official opening of the Eastmaque Gold Mines Limited Kirkland Lake Tailings Project, Jume 1, 1988, 263 pages, b&w photos, ---contents include: Foreword; Introduction; SILVERTOWN - Proving a camp; The Boom is in the Air; Peak and Slow Down --- GOLD in the PORCUPINE - The sad Story of Reuben D'Aigle; The Mine Finders; Development and Disaster; Recovery and Surging Ahead; Steady Production; Porcupine People --- THE TOWN THAT STANDS on GOLD - A Country Awaiting Development; Many Finds make a camp; The Gold camp Struggles to Grow; Steady Development; A Combination of Depression and Boom; After the Peak years --- Conclusion ---APPENDIX - Patron saint; Prospecting and Gold Claiming; Geyser in the Bush; Diamond Driller; LAC; Visit the Mining camps; Gold and Silver; A Mining Primer; Songs of the Mining Camps --- Selected Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
155329


Price: 25.20 CDN
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2 Barnes, Michael

Gold in the Porcupine ( Timmins / Ontario Mining history)

Cobalt, Ontario: Cobalt, ON: Highway Book Shop, 1980, 1st Edition, 3rd Printing
1980 
Later Printing of the first Edition
Soft Cover
Good (see description)

Photo Cover
Not Signed
-----------trade paperback size stapled softcover, a solid Good copy, light wear and some soiling to pale cream card covers, ink name and date, 86 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, contents include: Prologue to the Porcupine; The Big Men from the Small Town; The Prospectors; The sad Story of Reuben D'Aigle; The Mine Finders; Early Production; Fire in the Porcupine; The Camp Grows; The Great Mines; Porcupine People; The Shy Philanthropist; What happened to them?; The Porcupine Story Continues; Afterward - The Song of the Porcupine; The Porcupine Song; More about the Porcupine, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
149185


Price: 13.23 CDN
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3 Barnes, Michael / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department

KIRKLAND LAKE: On the Mile of Gold / Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department / Photographs By Lynne Birnie and Eddie Duke ( Ontario Local History )

Ontario: Kirkland Lake, ON.: Kirkland Lake Economic Development and Tourism Department, 1994 ( Produced By Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario), 1st Edition, First Printing
1994 1550461222 / 9781550461220
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Very Good+ (see description) Photo Cover
Not Signed
------------large hardcover, about 18.75 x 11.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, two gift inscriptions, gently bumped corners, 240 pages, b&w and colour photos throughout, contents include: Introduction; Making the Ground; Discovering the Northeast; Staking a Gold Camp; Slow Start; Progress and Development; Depression and Boom; Strike, War and after; Slowdown; Recovery; Recent years; The Good Life; Out for Business; The Mining game; Services; Touring Around; The Adams Mine Deal; Output from the Camp; The Kirkland Lake Song; Selected Bibliography, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
151574


Price: 26.53 CDN
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4 Barnes, Michael (signed) / Boston Mills Press

TIMMINS: The Porcupine Country -by Michael Barnes -a Signed Copy ( Ontario Mining / Local History )

Erin / Toronto, Ontario: Erin, ON: Boston Mills Press, 1995, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing
1995 1550460501 / 9781550460506
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine (see description)

Near Fine (see description) Photo Cover
Signed
-----------about 10.75 x 9.5 inches, hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed "Best Wishes Christmas '96 Michael Barnes", 144 pages, b&w photos, ---"This is the story of the winners and the losers in the scramble to find gold in Northern Ontario in the early 1900s. In these pages we meet Noah Timmins, who gambled with one fortune and made two others; Fred Schumacher, who always doubled his price if a deal didn't go through the first time; Roy Thomson, who use to gall and drive to turn debt and junk into a media empire; and Joe Hirshorn, who promised to develop a mine when the alternative was to be thrown out of a window."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo
154095


Price: 22.54 CDN
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