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Mining in Colorado A History of Discovery, Development and Production, U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 138

Henderson, Charles W.

Published by Government Printing Office, Washington, 1926
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Robert G. Smith Jr. (Denver, CO, U.S.A.)

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In later emerald green library-style buckram with stamped gilt spine title; original front wrapper bound in. First edition, quarto, iv, 263 pp. with 20 in-text figures and a large folding color "Map of Colorado Showing Location of Mining Districts, Transmission Lines, and Water-Power Plants" dated 1924 in rear pocket. Map size: 32 x 24 inches. Classic summary of Colorado's metal mining history, mining districts and mineral production divided by county. The large map shows 167 mining districts with locations of lode and gold placer deposits, early gold rush travel routes with dates, and 63 water-power plants and associated transmission lines. For anyone with an interest in Colorado mining history, this is an essential reference. Condition: No visible wear to binding; front wrapper has a private library stamp (Gulf Mineral Resources) near lower right corner. Text and map are very good. A well preserved copy. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000843

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Title: Mining in Colorado A History of Discovery, ...

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Buckram

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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