GOLD, SILVER, OIL, GAS, DIAMONDS, MINING, and much more about the minerals, tectonics, volcanology and palaeontology of the region
|Publication year oldest item:||1925|
|Book Title:||Jaarboek van het Mijnwezen Volume 52|
|Number of Books:||2|
Jaarboek van het Mijnwezen in Nederlandsch Oost-Indië. Tweeenvijftigste jaargang. [Volume 52].
Weltevreden, Landsdrukkerij, 1925. In two volumes. 8vo (24.8 x 17.8 cm). 466 [vi, 244; viii, 183] pages., 21 plates, seven, mostly folded maps, three folded tables. Near uniform printed boards.
The most important work on mining and mineral resources in Indonesia (former Dutch East Indies). It contains also a lot of information about the minerals, tectonics, volcanology and palaeontology of the region, and is embellished with many fine maps, photographic views of landscapes, etc. This is the complete 52th volume, dealing with progress made in 1923. Each yearly volume consists of the following parts: "Algemeen Gedeelte" (General Part); and Verhandelingen (Transactions). The Algemeen Gedeelte contains, as always, detailed data of mine accidents, and mining concessions, and detailed reports about each mine. The "Verhandelingen" deal with the geology and geography of several small and little know island groups, such as the Obi islands, and Radja Ampat. Boards and spine covers a rubbed and discoloured, spine ends chipped, as usual. Some age-toning a few leaves a bit spotted, otherwise a very good, clean set. Rare.
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