Van Nostrand, 1961. Hardcover. 387pp. Line drawings and diagrams by the author.Name of previous owner on front free endpaper. A solid copy in dust jacket. Jacket has some closed tears and chipping at edges. In a brodart protective wrapper. very good/good. Item #50472
Includes practical information as wwell as vital background information on rocks and the minerals the collector can expect to find, descriptions of mineral deposits, outcrop signs and float,. Chapters on Prospecting, tools, How Mineral deposits form, marketing, table of minerals requiring protection from atmospheric influences, and more.