BODIE AND ESMERALDA BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE REVIVAL OF AFFAIRS IN TWO SINGULARLY INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT MINING DISTRICTS, INCLUDING SOMETHING OF THEIR PAST HISTORY, AND THE GIST OF THE REPORTS OF PROFS. BENJ. SILLIMAN AND WM. P. BLAKE, THE LATE J. ROSS BROWNE, AND THE STATE MINERALOGISTS R. H. STRETCH AND H. R. WHITEHILL -- ALSO, DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF MINES MOST DEVELOPED, TUNNELS, MILL, ETC. -- ALSO, GENERAL RESOURCES OF MONO AND ESMERALDA COUNTIES -- WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS. By Jos. Wasson. San Francisco, May, 1878. California, Mono County, Bodie.

BODIE AND ESMERALDA BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE REVIVAL OF AFFAIRS IN TWO SINGULARLY INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT MINING DISTRICTS, INCLUDING SOMETHING OF THEIR PAST HISTORY, AND THE GIST OF THE REPORTS OF PROFS. BENJ. SILLIMAN AND WM. P. BLAKE, THE LATE J. ROSS BROWNE, AND THE STATE MINERALOGISTS R. H. STRETCH AND H. R. WHITEHILL -- ALSO, DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF MINES MOST DEVELOPED, TUNNELS, MILL, ETC. -- ALSO, GENERAL RESOURCES OF MONO AND ESMERALDA COUNTIES -- WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS. By Jos. Wasson. San Francisco, May, 1878. S[an] F[rancisco]: Spaulding, Barto & Co., Steam and Job Printers, "Mining and Scientific Press" office, 414 Clay St., S F., 1878. 18 x 11.5 cm (small octavo), pp. [1] 2-60, two inserted folded maps, four wood-engraved illustrations in the text, original gray wrappers printed in black, sewn. First edition. Two of the illustrations are full page panoramic views of Bodie and Aurora. Cowan II, p. 671. Rocq 5470. Touch of wear at spine ends, a nearly fine copy. An excellent copy of this ephemeral booklet. (#167623).

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