Lot 86: Colorado's Daily Mining Record

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Lot 86: Author: N/A; Title: The Only Daily Mining Newspaper in the World (wrapper title); Place Published: Denver, CO; Publisher: Daily Mining Record; Date Published: c.1904; Description: 102, [2] pp. Illustrated from photographs, facsimiles of newspapers, reproductions of letters, etc. 15.5x23 cm (6x9"), original string-tied wrappers.Booklet produced to interest advertisers in The Daily Mining Record, established n 1889 according to the booklet, but its first issue coming out in 1893 according to OCLC. The Mining Record followed the financial and business aspects of the Colorado mining industry, and provided information to investors. The booklet describes the newspaper and its operations at some length, and the many photographs in the booklet include the editorial offices and printing plant, portraits of editors and reporters, etc.; there are also facsimiles of the newspaper, and of letters testifying to the positive assets of the paper and the benefits of advertising in it. No copies are listed in OCLC/WorldCat. Condition: Very good or better condition. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $600-900
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