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The Diamond Mines of South Africa.

WILLIAMS, Gardner F.

Publication Date: 1905
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WILLIAMS, Gardner F. The Diamond Mines of South Africa. New York: B.F. Buck & Company, 1905. 2 Vols. xvii,359;xv,353pp. Frontises, illus., plates, portraits, plans, color folding map. Orig. gilt-pictorial full black morocco, marbled endpapers, T.e.g. A fine copy. Presentation inscription on front endpaper, "Presented to Mary E. G. Walker with the compliments of Gardner F. Williams, Washington, D.C., 1st May 1914." For 18 years, Gardner F. Williams managed De Beers Consolidated Mines, which at one time produced 95% of the world's diamonds. De Beers' pre-eminence was aided by the fact that Williams (a trained mining engineer) had a technical understanding of the mining process. This is the revised, enlarged, updated and additionally illustrated edition (first published in 1902), published in the year that Williams retired to America. Bookseller Inventory # 63028

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Title: The Diamond Mines of South Africa.

Publication Date: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

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