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Geology and Ore Deposits of the Breckenridge District, Colorado, U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 75

Ransome, Frederick Leslie, U. S. Geological Survey

Published by Government Printing Office, Washington, 1911
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
From Robert G. Smith Jr. (Denver, CO, U.S.A.)

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First edition, quarto, 187 pp. with 29 figures and 33 plates (including many historical photographs of mining areas and fantastic native gold specimens, and numerous large folding maps, sections and mine plans - many in color, two in rear pocket). In original tan paper wraps with black lettered spine and front cover titles. A classic work on this famous Summit County Colorado gold mining area (now a world-class ski resort) with detailed descriptions of its ore deposits, minerals, and mines, including Farncomb Hill, Wellington, French Gulch, Illinois Gulch, Mineral Hill, placers, and many others. This would make a nice acquisition for anyone interested in Colorado gold rush and Breckenridge history, geology, and mining. Hard to find! *** Condition: Complete with all illustrations, including the two pocket maps. Light shelf at srine ends. Spine darkened with minor cracking to paper covering. Binding tight and book solid. Ex-library label affixed with tape in blank upper right corner and stamp on front wrap and title page, otherwise unmarked. The pages, plates, and maps are all clean. Light age toning to some maps. Rare complete with pocket maps. Bookseller Inventory # 000396

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Title: Geology and Ore Deposits of the Breckenridge...

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Original Printed Wrappers

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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