Lot 78 of 235:
Mines of Bodie & Esmeralda 1878  

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Bodie and Esmeralda: Being an Account of the Revival of Affairs in Two Singularly Interesting and Important Mining Districts, including something of their Past History... also, detailed description of mines most developed, tunnels, mills, etc. - also, general resources of Mono and Esmeralda Counties - with maps and illustrations

Wasson, Joseph

San Francisco

Spaulding, Barto & Co.



60 pp. With 2 folding plans; 2 full-page wood engravings. (12mo) 18x11.5 cm (6x4½"), original printed wrappers, custom slipcase & chemise. First Edition.

Scarce booklet on the mines and prospects of Bodie and Esmeralda in eastern California near Mono Lake. The two maps untitled maps show the town sites of Bodie and Aurora and the mines adjacent thereto.

Provenance: Ross Valley Book Company, 7/87

References: Cowan p. 671; Rocq 5470; McGrath, Gunfighters, Highwaymen and Vigilantes; White, Scientists in Confict .

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Fine condition, scarce.

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