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© 2022 Mt. Gothic Tomes
A Souvenir of the New
Mining Exchange Building
Published by Carson, Hurst & Harper,
Compiled by Robert L. Harper
Original publication with new leather binding and marbled
endpapers. Denver, Colorado. 82 pages, complete with
Extensive coverage of Aspen, Leadville, and Central City,
Colorado, with the majority of coverage on Aspen and Leadville mines and mining
Condition: very good plus; 6 pages in front and 2 in back
have significant pieces missing; however, all details have professionally
replaced, including any lost words. The remaining 74 pages are in very
good plus to near fine condition.
Dimensions: 13-1/2 inches wide by 10 inches in height.
Similar format to MINES AND MINING MEN OF COLORADO,
1893. Possibly an early edition; however, significant differences in text,
illustrations, and advertisements. Exceptionally rare publication.
(Hooper, S.K.) THE GOLD FIELDS OF COLORADO: A Brief Description
of the Various Gold Districts Located on and Contiguous to the Line of The
Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Published under the Auspices of
the Passenger Department, 1896. Publication lacks original covers, but has
been re-bound in stiff wraps; 78 pages, with fold-out map at rear.
Numerous half-tone illustrations of mines, towns, and other locations.
Districts described: Cripple Creek and West Creek; Leadville Gold Belt;
Silverton and San Juan Country; Ouray District; Gunnison District; Hinsdale
County; and others. Condition: very good plus, except missing original
Mining) MINING LAWS ENACTED BY THE
LEGISLATURE OF COLORADO, From First to Ninth Session, inclusive, and The
Laws of the United States, Concerning Mines and Minerals Together with Laws and
Information concerning Farming and Grazing Lands.
To March, 1873, including instructions for Proceedings to obtain titles,
etc. Fourth Edition.
: Published by Collier & Hall, 1873. Original
printed wrappers; 100 pages, very good plus condition.
Rickard, T.A. VEIN-WALLS, A Paper Read
before the American Institute of Mining Engineers, at the Pittsburgh Meeting,
February 1896. Author's Edition, 1896. Publication in its original
printed wrappers; square-bound; 49 pages; 33 figures, several of which were
printed on enamel-coated paper. Paper uses as examples mining properties
in Colorado: Clear Creek, Summit, Gilpin, and Dolores counties; however, also
discourses mines in California, Montana, Oregon, and Victoria, Canada.
Rickard was, at one time, Colorado's State Geologist. "With the
author's compliments," written by Rickard on top of front cover; however,
not signed by Rickard. Condition: near fine.
(Utah Copper Company) THIRD ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UTAH COPPER
COMPANY, for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30th, 1907. Submitted at
the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders, held at Jersey City, NJ, January 24th,
1908. American Bank Note Company, Printers. Publication in its
original stiff tan wrappers with copper and black print; 23 pages; plus,
maps. Officers of this historically significant mining company included:
C.M. MacNeill, D.C. Jackling, John Hays Hammond, K.R. Babbitt; and, Spencer
Penrose. This is the Company that most notably employed the steam-shovel
to open-pit mining, located in Bingham Canyon, Utah. Excellent half-tone
illustrations, most all full-page. Maps: a) Longitudinal Section and
Projection of Utah Copper Company's Bingham Mining Property; and, b) a fold-out
topographical map of the Utah Copper Company's Bingham Mining Property.
Condition of report: very good plus to near fine; some very light soiling to
THE JUSTICE HILL MINING COMPANY
Issued 1934, uncancelled, two folds, otherwise in near fine
condition. Mining property in Gilpin County, Colorado (re: THE MINES