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Auction 181, Lot 732

"[Scarce Early Nevada Mining Report] Annual Report of the State Mineralogist of the State of Nevada for 1866",

Subject: Document - Early Nevada Mining

Period: 1867 (published)


Color: Black & White

5.5 x 8.6 inches
14 x 21.8 cm
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This annual report lists the status of mining development county by county with considerable attention on the Comstock Lode. Also includes an Appendix “B. Hints for the Use of Prospectors and Persons Engaged in the Early Development of Mining Property” and an Appendix “E. Journal of Explorations in Southern Nevada in the Spring of 1866, by His Excellency Governor Blasdell.” Blasdell was the first governor of Nevada. 151 pages with a folding table. Disbound. Printed by Joseph E. Eckley, State Printer.


Condition: B+

Pleasant light toning with a small stain on the first few pages and the folding table.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 2/10/2021