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Cripple Creek Stock Brokers Handbooks
THE STANDARD HAND BOOK
A New Book of Reference to the Mines and Mining Companies of Cripple Creek, and Other Mining Camps of Colorado, U.S.A. Corrected to Date. Compiled from the land Office Records, and Official reports of the Various Companies Mentioned herein. By F.F. Horn and E.E. McMahan. Colorado Springs, Colorado; October 1899. William A. Otis & Co., Bankers and Brokers, Members Colorado Springs Mining Stock Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Original printed tan wrappers; 75 pages. Condition: near fine.
THE OFFICIAL MANUAL, CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT, COLORADO, U.S.A
Fred Hills' "ultimate" stock broker's handbook. Published by Fred Hills, E.M. Colorado Springs, Colorado; June 1900.
Original red cloth binding with gold print on cover and spine; 495 pages. With original 25" x 28" "Map Showing the Surface Holdings of the Mining Companies of the Cripple Creek Mining District, Teller County, Colorado, compiled expressly for the Cripple Creek Manual, 1900." Book in fine condition. Map in fine condition. This book contains the following:
The Cripple Creek District: Its Past and Future, written specifically for the OFFICIAL MANUAL, by T.A. Rickard, Denver, State Geologist of Colorado. Cripple Creek from the Standpoint of Statistics, by George Rex Buckman. Geological Map of the Cripple Creek Mining District. Plats, locations, development details, directorship, ore production and more on nearly 400 operating mining companies in the Cripple Creek District in 1900. An extraordinary production.
With historical document signed by Fred Hills.
"... But never again as during that all too short period when he and I were one person, when the fulfilled future and the wistful past were mingled in a single gorgeous moment -- when life was literally a dream...." F. Scott Fitzgerald, from 'Early Success,' The Crack Up, October 1937
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