Prospecting For Gold
Other Minerals and Precious Stones
by Ion L. Idriess
Angus & Robertson Publishers,1979, ISBN 0207140197, lightly illustrated with black and white sketches, paperback
Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, last section of text block separate, age toned pages, no inscriptions (see photographs)
“From the dish to the hydraulic plant, and from the dolly to the stamper battery. With chapters on tin, osmiridium, platinum and opals and a chapter on oil by Dr W. G. Woolnough.
This book, written by Ion Idriess, a prospector with a lifetime’s experience, will save the new mineral and gold seeker much labour and time and disappointment, and will give the old hand many a profitable tip.”