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Auction 99, Lot 650

"The Mines of Colorado", Hollister, Ovando J.

Subject: History - Colorado

Period: 1867 (published)

Publication: Samuel Bowles & Co. (publ.)


5 x 8 inches
12.7 x 20.3 cm

Rare second, enlarged, edition of this important book on Colorado. It provides a view of the geography, geology, climate, and agriculture etc. and extensive information on over 165 mining enterprises. Includes "Map of Colorado Territory…" (1866), outline color, [21 x 17.5"]. 450 pp with 11 additional pages of advertising at back. Original maroon cloth covered boards.

References: Howes H602.

Condition: B

Covers stained and rubbed, spine head chipped. Minor damp stain to a few pages. Map torn and crudely repaired with paper tape.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $550

Closed on 6/12/2002