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The Lost Cement Mine

by WRIGHT James W. A

Condition: Slight spotting of top edges, else fine

Mammoth Lakes: Genny Smith Books, (1984). First edition thus. black paper wrappers with gilt lettering. Slight spotting of top edges, else fine. Illustrated with frontispiece and drawings by Nina Kelley, and maps “New material in this edition consists of: three historic maps, additional notes, Mark Twain’s full account o f the Cement Mine and Nina Kelley’s illustrations.” -from the Publisher’s Preface to This Edition.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56754
  • Title: The Lost Cement Mine
  • Author: WRIGHT James W. A
  • Format/binding: Black paper wrappers with gilt lettering
  • Book condition: Used - Slight spotting of top edges, else fine
  • Edition: First edition thus
  • Publisher: Genny Smith Books
  • Place: Mammoth Lakes
  • Date published: (1984)
  • Keywords: Cement Mines, Travel Journals, Mining Camps, Nineteenth Century California, Californiana, Western Americana, Mono County History, Prospectors, Frontier Life
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;


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