The big bonanza; an authentic account of the discovery, history, and working of the world-renowned Comstock lode of Nevada, including the present condition of the various mines situated thereon, sketches of the most prominent men interested in them, incidents and adventures connected with mining, the Indians, and the country; amusing stories, experiences, anecdotes, etc., etc., and a full exposition of the production of pure silver,

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Author / Creator:De Quille, Dan, 1829-1898
Imprint:New York, A. A. Knopf, 1947.
Description:4 p. . [vii]-xli, 439, viii p., 1 . front., illus. (incl. ports.) pl., map, diagrs. 25 cm.
Language:English
Series:[Western Americana, planned in connection with California's centenary celebrations, 1946-50]
Subject:Travel
Comstock Lode (Nev.)
Nevada -- Description and travel
Nevada
Nevada -- Comstock Lode
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1965677
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Other authors / contributors:Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
Notes:"First Borzoi edition."
First edition, 1876, has title: History of the big bonanza.
Introduction includes hitherto unpublished letters of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

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