1877 The Big Bonanza Comstock Lode Silver Mine Mining Nevada De Quille Twain

DE QUILLE, Dan ; (WRIGHT, William)

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The discovery of silver undoubtedly deserves to rank in merit above the discovery of the gold mines of California, as it gives value to a much greater area of territory and furnishes employment to a much larger number of people” – Dan De Quille

 

This book offers a fascinating description of the famous Comstock Lode, the richest silver mine in all of American history. Written by Dan De Quille while under the tutelage of Mark Twain, ‘The History of the Big Bonanza’ contains incredible stories that tell of the many events surrounding it’s discovery, various mining endeavors, technological advances, conflict with Native Americans, and immense fortunes made. A must-read for any history enthusiast!

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1877 The Big Bonanza Comstock Lode Silver Mine Mining Nevada De Quille Twain

 

The discovery of silver undoubtedly deserves to rank in merit above the discovery of the gold mines of California, as it gives value to a much greater area of territory and furnishes employment to a much larger number of people” – Dan De Quille

 

This book offers a fascinating description of the famous Comstock Lode, the richest silver mine in all of American history. Written by Dan De Quille while under the tutelage of Mark Twain, ‘The History of the Big Bonanza’ contains incredible stories that tell of the many events surrounding it’s discovery, various mining endeavors, technological advances, conflict with Native Americans, and immense fortunes made. A must-read for any history enthusiast!

 

Item number: #40011

Price: $499

 

DE QUILLE, Dan ; (WRIGHT, William)

 

History of the big bonanza: an authentic account of the discovery, history, and working of the world renowned Comstock silver lode of Nevada, including the present condition of the various mines situated thereon; sketches of the most prominent men interested in them; incidents and adventures connected with mining, the Indians, and the country; amusing stories, experiences, anecdotes, &c., &c., and a full exposition of the production of pure silver.

 

Hartford, Conn., American Pub. Co.; San Francisco, Cal., A.L. Bancroft & Co., 1877.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • XVI, 17-569, [1]
    • Heavily illustrated throughout
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Tim Dooley, 1882
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; secure
    • Decorative cloth
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)

 

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40011

Category

Americana, American History

Authors

DE QUILLE, Dan ; (WRIGHT, William)

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete