The lost mine of the Mono a tale of the Sierra Nevada by C. H. B. Klette. New York: Cochrane Publishing Company, 1909. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-215 [216: blank], original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. Novel of the search for a lost mine in the San Joaquin High Sierra. Most of the geographical details and place names are fictionalized. Based on the legend of the "lost cement mine" which most accounts placed in the Mammoth Mountain region. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 468. Several light stains on cloth, a good copy. (#166068).
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