CLOSING ARGUMENT OF ADOLPH SUTRO, ON THE BILL BEFORE CONGRESS TO AID THE SUTRO TUNNEL, DELIVERED BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON MINES AND MINING OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, MONDAY, APRIL 22, 1872. Washington, D. C. M'Gill & Witherow, Printers and Stereotypers, 1872. 26.5x16.5 cm (small quarto), pp. [1-3] 4-92, original pictorial green pebbled cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, all edges gilt, brown coated endpapers. First edition. Excepting his THE MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES ... WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE COMSTOCK LODE AND THE SUTRO TUNNEL, IN NEVADA (1868) this is Sutro's most substantial, important work. This is the deluxe issue prepared for investors with the folded map not included in the regular issue. Paher 1923. Light wear along fore-edge of rear cover, some spotting to cloth, hairline crack along gutter margin between title leaf and front free endpaper, a very good copy. (#167032).
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