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Item No. 79892:
Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G..

Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G. is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.


 

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Title: Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931.
Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.
Description: Manchester's classic reference on the minerals and mines from within 50 miles of New York City.

This is one of the rare (only about 10 are known to exist) copies where Plate no. 1 illustrating colored gemstones was pasted over with a color photograph.

It is believed these presentation copies were reserved for mineral collectors of high stature, as evidenced by Houston's famous career as 11th President of Texas A&M University (1902-1905), 4th President of the University of Texas, Austin (1905-1908), USA Secretary of Agriculture (1913-1920), USA Secretary of the Treasury (1920-1921), and vice president of AT&T.

Good condition, cover corners torn/crushed.
Overall size: 24x15 cm. 168 pages.
Price: $350 net (plus shipping).

Item: Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

Detail view of mineral Minerals of New York City and It's Environs, rare edition with Color Plate No. 1, 1931 for sale from Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, Volume 3, No. 1, presentation copy to David F. Houston (1866-1940), by Manchester, James G.

  


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