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Grubstake: A Story of Early Mining Days in Nevada Time--1874 by  Mark L REQUA - First Edition - 1933 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Grubstake: A Story of Early Mining Days in Nevada Time--1874

by REQUA, Mark L

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19.5cm.); original cloth in white pictorial dust jacket stamped in black, gilt, and silver, dark grey topstain; [8],360pp. Jacket extremities rubbed and worn with some shallow chipping, the whole uniformly dust-soiled, spine gilt darkened, else Near Fine in About Very Good jacket. Novel about the Old West authored by Mark Lawrence Requa, owner of two large copper mines in Nevada and president of the Eureka and Palisade Railroad Company.




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