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THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN DIRECTORY AND COLORADO GAZETTEER FOR 1871
Comprising a brief history of Colorado, and a condensed but comprehensive account of her Mining, Agricultural, Commercial and Manufacturing Interests, Climatology, Inhabitants, Advantages and Industries, together with a complete and accurate. Directory of Denver, Golden City, Black Hawk, Central City, Nevada, Idaho, Georgetown, Boulder, Greeley, Colorado City, Pueblo, Trinidad, etc. First Year of Publication. S.S. Wallihan & Company, Compilers and Publishers, Denver, Colorado Territory. Original blue cloth binding, gold print on front cover and spine; 442 pages, plus Chicago and St. Louis Business directories; 22 pages of Colorado advertisements in front of book; illustrated. Condition: very good condition; strong professionally reinforced binding; original blue cloth; clean and bright interior pages
COLORADO MINING DIRECTORY
First Edition, 1883
Containing an accurate description of the Mines, Mining Properties and Mills, and the Mining, Milling, Smelting, Reducing and Refining Companies and Corporations of Colorado. Arranged alphabetically by Counties.
Robert A. Corregan and David F. Lingane, Editors and Compilers. The Colorado Mining Directory Co., Publishers, Denver, Colorado, 1883.
Original edition: 908 pages; advertisements in both the front and back of this detailed volume. This book has been rebound in modern leather; tooled covers and spine; gold-print on spine; marbled endpapers. Condition: binding is fine; contents are in near fine condition. This is one of the most informative books on mining operations in Colorado in the early 1880s. It covers in detail mining in the following counties: Boulder, Chaffee, Clear Creek, Custer, Dolores, Eagle, Fremont, Gilpin, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Jefferson, Lake, Ouray, Park, Pueblo, Rio Grande, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, and Summit.
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