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

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

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Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------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

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

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

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Hamilton & Ontario Local History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON.: Boston Mills Press, 1986, 1st Edition, First printing: 1986

ISBN Number: 091978352X

ISBN Number 13: 9780919783522

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 155329

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