Houghton: The Michigan College of Mining and Technology Press, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. 137pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Dark orange cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine and a gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. Very good. The edges of the covers are barely perceptibly rubbed. There is a very small stain on the bottom edge of the text block. There is a very small abraded patch on the top edge of the front pastedown. The pages are very mildly browned. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Mildly faded and lightly soiled. The edges are lightly bumped and chipped. There is a very small open tear in the rear panel near the spine. There are also a couple of small open tears in the edges. The front panel has a very small light moisture stain. Item #24676
From the foreword- "This book delineates an important metallurgical era in the United States. Limited though it is to the milling practice of the Lake Superior copper region, it is all the more significant because it deals with a proving ground for milling techniques and equipment whose uses have become widespread."