The big bonanza;
an authentic account of the discovery, history, and working of the world-renowned Comstock lode of Nevada, including the present condition of the various mines situated thereon, sketches of the most prominent men interested in them, incidents and adventures connected with mining, the Indians, and the country; amusing stories, experiences, anecdotes, etc., etc., and a full exposition of the production of pure silver /
by Dan De Quille (William Wright) Introduction by Oscar Lewis.
|Main Creator:||De Quille, Dan, 1829-1898.|
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New York, A. A. Knopf, 1947.
[Western Americana, planned in connection with California's centenary celebrations, 1946-50]
"First Borzoi edition."
First edition, 1876, has title: History of the big bonanza.
Introduction includes hitherto unpublished letters of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
Physical description: 4 p. ℓ. [vii]-xli, 439, viii p., 1 ℓ. front., illus. (incl. ports.) pl., map, diagrs. 25 cm.
Stephen Griffin Collection
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|GR 2689||Main Reading Room||Griffin|