THE SUTRO TUNNEL TO THE COMSTOCK LODE IN THE STATE OF NEVADA. IMPORTANCE OF ITS CONSTRUCTION, AND REVENUE TO BE DERIVED THEREFROM. By A. Sutro. New-York, September 1st, 1866. New-York: John A. Gray & Green, Printers, 16 & 18 Jacob Street, 1866. 23.2x15 cm, pp. [1-7] 8-31 [32: blank], folded map, original light green wrappers printed in black, sewn. First edition. Includes a folded map, "Topographical Map Showing the Locations of the Sutro Tunnel and the Comstock Lode[,] State of Nevada, United States of America. Drawn by Chas. F. Hoffmann, San Francisco, Cal. March 1866. Scale 2 Inches to 1 Mile," 35x39 cm, lithographed in black, green and red by Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers, 96 Fulton St., N. Y. The map, showing towns, roads, mining claims and mills, is not found in most copies of this prospectus. "Sutro describes the Comstock Lode and its importance to Nevada. This is among the earliest promotional works concerning the tunnel" (Paher, p. 374). Paher 1927 (not mentioning the map). Several scuffs and abrasions to rear wrapper, 20x20 mm v-chip from top fore-edge of rear wrapper, some dust soiling to wrappers, a very good copy. Rare. (#166340).
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