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California Gold Country-Early Mining Days,
by Stanley W. Paher;
Photographs by Ed Cooper

48 pp., 9"X12", 65 full-color photographs, color illus., maps.

Stunning photographs of the Mother Lode Country and mining camps--from Sierraville, southward to Grass Valley, Auburn, Placerville, Columbia--are arrayed among eleven 19th century, colored, line sketches, showing miners extracting gold, engaging in recreation, and transporting ore from the Mother Lode.............................$15.95


+ COMSTOCK MINING & MINERS +
by Eliot Lord.


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The premier book on the silver mining industry in Virginia City from its birth until the original publication of this report in 1883. Details daily life and local personalities as well as mining and milling techniques. Eminently readable_a classic work. 478 pages, plus more than 110 platen including rare photos. Hardcover.
#07-5................................................................. $38.95


EARLY ENGINEERING WORKS CONTRIBUTORY TO THE COMSTOCK,
by John Galloway. 103 pages, map. Detailed research covers water supply, wood and lumber industries, travel routes and the famed V&T Railroad. ......................................... $25.95.


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Nevada Mining Books

New Edition! Large 7 x 10 Format!
by William O. Vanderburg
All feature information, past operation, nature of mineral deposits, and geology.

MINES OF CLARK COUNTY,
80 pages, illus., map. This 1937 report covers southern Nevada districts: Eldorado Canyon, Gold Butte, Goodsprings, St. Thomas, Searchlight, Sunset.
#70-9. .............................................................................$13.95.

MINES OF HUMBOLDT AND PERSHING COUNTIES,
128 pages, illus., map. This 1938 report covers north-central Nevada districts: Golconda, National, Rabbithole, Rochester, Seven Troughs, Unionville, etc.
#71-7. ............................................................................. $13.95.

MINES OF CHURCHILL AND MINERAL COUNTIES,
128 pages, illus., map. This 1940 report covers many west- central Nevada districts: Fairview, La Plata, Wonder, Aurora, Broken Hills, Candelaria, Rawhide, etc.
#73-3. ...............................................................................$13.95.


U.S. Geological Survey Mining Bulletin Reprints

These bulletins are in demand as primary reference materials for Nevada mining and water sources. All cover extensively mineralogy, topography, history and the various mines. All are 6 x 9 quality paperbacks with pages sewn together. Maps included


MINES OF THE SILVER PEAK RANGE, KAWICH RANGE AND OTHER SOUTH- WESTERN NEVADA DISTRICTS,
by S. H. Ball. 218 pages, maps, index. Color map 22 x 28. This 1907 bulletin also covers Amargosa Mountains, Death Valley, and the Panamint Range.
#61-X .................................................................................. $19.95.

MINES OF BATTLE MOUNTAIN, REESE RIVER, AUSTIN AND OTHER NEVADA DISTRICTS,
J. M. Hill. 200 pages, maps, index. This 1915 bulletin covers California's Lassen and Modoc Counties, Douglas County, Peavine, and Pine Grove.
#63-6. ....................................OUT OF PRINT .................. $29.95.

MINES OF TUSCARORA, CORTEZ AND OTHER NORTHERN NEVADA DISTRICTS,
by W. H. Emmons. 220 pages, maps, index. This 1910 bulletin covers Midas, Edgemont, Tenabo, Lander, and Lewis districts. Includes F. L. Ransome's 1909 bulletin on Humboldt County featuring Seven Troughs, Pahute and Sonoma Ranges.
#64-4. ..........................................................................................$19.95.

MINES OF THE GOLDFIELD, BULLFROG AND OTHER SOUTHERN NEVADA DISTRICTS
by F. L. Ransome. 144 pages, maps, index. Color map 22 x 28 laid in. This 1907 bulletin also covers Searchlight, Eldorado, Crescent and Gold Mountain. Two contemporary illustrated articles, which capture the flavor and excitement of the mining era.
#60-1. ........................OUT OF PRINT............................... $29.95.


An Essential Reference

MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA,
by Francis C. Lincoln. 295 pages, maps, index. This compilation summarizes 307 mining districts, with historical summaries and bibliographies keyed to dozens of other mining publications and articles in various journals through 1923. Nevada's mineral locations also noted by types.
#48-2. ...................................................................................... $22.95.


HIGHGRADE, The Mining Story of the National Mine, Nevada,<===Click Here for a thumbnail story.
by Nancy B . Schreier. 150 pp., illus. Detailed account of the rich National district north of Winnemucca during 1907-1913; Hardbound.
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THE MAKING OF A HARDROCK MINER,
by Steven Voynick. 224 pages, illus.
A former lode miner offers a first person account of work in western mines. Includes the culture of mining, providing a rare glimpse of miners' attitudes and values. ................................................$11.95.


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