Mining in the Pacific Northwest, A Complete Review of the Mineral Resources of Washington and British Columbia, with Maps

Hodges, L. K. (ed.)

Published by The Post Intelligencer, 1897
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In original tan (?) printed wrappers. Octavo, i-[xvi], 192, xvii-lvi pp. plus 28 maps, many folding, and one full page illustration of a blow pipe. From the preface, "The purpose has been to give in a succinct form and with moderation of statement a description of each mining district in Washington and in Southern British Columbia, following a general description of each district with a description of each mine and the more important prospects in that district." and, concerning the maps, "But it can be said without fear of contradiction that this volume contains a more complete set of detailed maps than has yet been published and that the large map contains a mass of valuable information which has never yet reached the public". A scarce publication printed on fragile newsprint which is seldom found intact. *** Condition: Wrappers toned and cover printing somewhat faded, some small brownish staining to front cover; lower right corner chipped and two other corners with repaired chips (archival tissue on verso). Inkstamp initials on front cover and a couple preliminary pages; also, penciled name at top of front cover and following page. Abrasion with minor loss at spine ends. Binding intact with covers still attached. Interior clean with toning to edges but virtually no foxing. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Mining in the Pacific Northwest, A Complete ...
Publisher: The Post Intelligencer
Publication Date: 1897
Binding: Original Printed Wrappers
Book Condition: Good to Very Good
Edition: First Edition

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