Lot 564: Prospectus of El Dorado mining co. 1886

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2016-01-13 11:47:44

Lot 564: Author: N/A; Title: Prospectus of the Volante Gold Mining Co. St. Louis; Place Published: [San Francisco?]; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: c.1886; Description: 18 pp. 22.2x14.5 cm (8¾x5¾"), printed wrappers.The Volante (formerly the McNulty Gold Quartz Mining Property) consisted of "1500 feet of a certain quartz vein, quartz mill, 40 acres of surface land, buildings and other property, situated near the town of El Dorado, El Dorado County, California." This prospectus consists of the report of mining engineer D.W.C. Morgan plus an overview of the mining prospects of the region, etc. The president of the company was Jacob Kaiser. No copies are listed in OCLC/WorldCat. Condition: Foxing and staining, tear to front wrapper, good condition, legible, quite scarce. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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