THE WALKER LAKE COPPER MINING & SMELTING CO. THE THORNE COPPER MINING & REDUCTION CO.

[Denver: Denver Engraving Co. (1906)]. 15, [1] pp, with original printed title wrappers. Bottom margins with some spotting, else Very Good.

A description of "the newly discovered copper country in the Walker Lake District, Nevada," a discussion of "the romance of copper", and depiction of some of the "picturesque figures of Nevada" like W.W. Munds, a "typical prospector. In stature he is about five feet six inches, and he weighs about 170 pounds. He is about fifty years old, is rugged and active as a man many years his junior." He discovered "the rich ground" now owned by the two companies.
OCLC locates seven copies, with several accession numbers. Item #27693

Price: $150.00

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