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Author: Pogue, Joseph E. (Joseph Ezekiel) (1887-1971)

Publisher: Rio Grande Press

Pub Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1 (PS): Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s blindstamp on half-title page.  Printed boards.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Second printing. Copy 2 (SR): Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears.  About 15 pages had the lower corner folded, straightened now but they’ll forever have that fold.  Printed boards.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Sixth printing.

Notes: Reprint edition of Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences Volume XII, Part II, Second and Third Memoir, originally published in 1915.  This edition has a new Publisher’s Preface, a new introduction, a new alphabetical listing of currently operating turquoise mines (as of 1971), a new list of references and bibliography, and 16 additional color plates.  The first printing of the reprinted edition had two duplicated photos which were corrected in the second and subsequent printings.


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