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VIRGINIA CITY, Silver Region of the Comstock Lode, by Douglas McDonald,
Large 9 X 12 inch format with 128 pp., index, 75 illus.
Narrative hisytory with both old & new maps......$ 15.95

MARK TWAIN IN VIRGINIA CITY, by MarkTwain.192pages.
Twain portrays the life and the people of Virginia City, including the mining litigation, breaking in of a horse, fighting a tarantula, a funeral and the Washoe zephyrs. He camped out at Lake Tahoe, mined for silver, labored in a silver mill and worked as a reporter for Virginia City's Territorial Enterprise. Drawings and cartoons.
Cloth, #84-9. ...............................................................$ 13.95.
Paper, ................................................................... $ 7.45

MARK TWAIN, YOUNG REPORTER IN VIRGINIA CITY,
by Katharine Hillyer. 92 pages, illus. The author provides an informal collection of Twain episodes at the Territorial Enterprise,
in the 1860s...........................................................................$6.45.

LUCKY BALDWIN_THE STORY OF AN UNCONVENTIONAL SUCCESS,
By Carl B. Glasscock.
This reprint of Baldwin's biography chronicles his involvements with the famous mines and financial giants of the Comstock, the building of San Francisco's first luxury hotel and Lake Tahoe's premier resort hotel, Tallac, his numerous love affairs, and his years as a famous Southern California land developer and horse racing enthusiast. #27-X........................................................................................ $13.95.

SKETCHES OF VIRGINIA CITY, N.T.,
by J. Ross Browne. 48 pages, illus. In 1860 agent J. Ross Browne visited the newly discovered Comstock and commented extensively on the miners and their madness over minerals, the Chinese, the Indians, stagecoach drivers, proprietors, barroom brawlers, etc. Charming, humorous cartoons of these appear in the book, originally entitled,"A Peep at Washoe".
#776......................................................................................... $4.45.

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VIRGINIA CITY'S INTERNATIONAL HOTEL,
by Richard C. Datin. 49 pages, illus. Subtitled, "Elegance on C Street."
This book recreates the history, the people, and the splendor of Virginia City. The International Hotel typified it all, kings, financiers, president U. S. Grant, and queens of the footlights, FEATURES WINE LIST AND MENU.

#76-9......REGULAR PRICE $6.95.
now just $5.95



JULIA BULETTE AND THE RED LIGHT LADIES OF NEVADA,
by Douglas McDonald.32 pages, illus., map. A devoted Nevada researcher has put together the best written historical sketch to date of Virginia City's famed prostitute, who was murdered in 1867. An overview of Nevada prostitution occupies the last part of the book, augmented by interesting photographs. Color cover.
#55-5. ............................................................................................$4.45.

THE BIG BONANZA,
by Dan DeQuille (William Wright). 488 pages, illus.. with intro. by Oscar Lewis. Indexed. Subtitled "An authentic account of the discovery, history, and working of the Comstock Lode," The Big Bonanza covers every phase of the epic rise of Virginia City, especially the special technology required to work the deep silver mines. Color cover.
#66-0 ...........................................................................................$23.95.


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