Lot 37 of 413:
Rare Sutro Tunnel work 1868  

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Title:
The Mineral Resources of the United States, and the Importance and Necessity of Inaugurating a Rational System of Mining, with Special Reference to the Comstock Lode and the Sutro Tunnel in Nevada

Author:
Sutro, Adolph

Place:
Baltimore

Publisher:
John Murphy & Co.

Date:
1868

Description:

xiv, [11]-232 pp. Inserted lithographic facsimile of holograph letter; lithographic frontispiece view of Virginia City; lithographic facsimile of Resolution of Nevada Senate; folding lithographic map of the area of the Comstock Lode hand-colored in outline; and folding tinted lithographic sectional view of the Sutro Tunnel & the Comstock Lode. (4to) 29.5x23 cm (11½x9¼"), original red cloth, covers gilt ruled with central gilt stamped image of pickaxe miner, all edges gilt. First Edition.


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Condition:
Some darkening and insect damage to covers, spine ends worn, corners showing; foxing to early leaves; very good.


 
Item number:
318716
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