L'Or. Henri Hauser.


Paris: Vuibert & Nany, Ca. 1906. Second edition revised & corrected. Hardcover. French work with numerous wood engravings of the West Australian gold fields. There are thirteen pages with engravings and maps on each page, including gold in Coolgardie and gold in Alaska. The author Henri Hauser, (1866 - 1946) was an Algerian born French economist and professor who taught economic history at the University of Paris. Chapter titles include: L'or dans le laboratoire; L'or dans la nature; L'extraction de l'or; Le traitement des minerais; La metallurgie de l'or; Preparation mecanique et traitement chimique; De quelques regions minieres; A quoi sert l'or?; Des usages industriels de l'or; La monnaie d'or; Conclusion. Small folio, (iv) 380 pp, maps & illustrations in text, some wood engraved, some b&w photographic. Original half red morocco and marbled boards, gilt title. Lightly rubbed at extremes. Trove Libraries Australia ID: 7580082. OCLC: 7634169. Very good + condition. Item #973

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