MILLER, R: Mines of the Mojave

Book cover. MILLER, R: Mines of the MojaveMiller, Ron and Peggy. Mines of the Mojave. La Siesta Press, 1992. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30710) $15.00

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A 1992 reprint of the 1976 original edition. Black and white illustrations throughout, including maps. Covers mines across the Mojave Desert west of the Nevada border, including McJave-Rosamond, El Paso-Randsburg, Burro Schmidt’s Tunnel, Barstow-Calicc, Clark-Mescal, misplace mines, and more. References. Index. 72p.

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SCHWARTZ, DW: Prehistoric Man in Mammoth Cave

Schwartz, Douglas W. Prehistoric Man in Mammoth Cave. Eastern National Park and Monument Association, 1965. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#31015) $12.00

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Located in Kentucky, Mammoth Cave is the longest cave system known in the world. The story of human beings in relation to Mammoth Cave spans five thousand years.

Interpretive Series No. 2, 1965. Illustrated. Maps. Timelines. 26p.

CHAMBERS, N.: Endeavouring Banks: Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage 1768-1771

Chambers, Neil. Endeavouring Banks: Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage 1768-1771. University of Washington Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780295998114. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30969) $26.00

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Beautifully illustrated in color. 303p. Measures 9.25×11.25 inches.

When English naturalist Joseph Banks (1743–1820) accompanied Captain James Cook (1728–1779) on his historic mission into the Pacific, the Endeavour voyage of 1768–1771, he took with him a team of collectors and illustrators. This books examines the voyage, its personnel, and many “new” discoveries.