The New Almaden Quicksilver Mine With an Account of the Land Claims Involving the Mine and its Role in California History

By: Johnson, Kenneth M.

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. Limited to 750 copies. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some light foxing and ground-in dirt to the rear cover of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been presented to a commissioner of the San Jose Historical Landmarks Commission by a former commissioner. Also included are a laid in personal letter and a couple of related papers. The dust jacket has edge wear, nicking, several edge tears, and small chips and a larger chip to the top front panel. "The history of the New Almaden, situated in Santa Clara County, dates back to Spanish California, in 1824, when Antonio Sunol first worked the ground for silver. Its history extends through the gold rush, the Seventies, and beyond - and was one of the greatest producers of quicksilver the world has seen."

Title: The New Almaden Quicksilver Mine With an Account of the Land Claims Involving the Mine and its Role in California History

Author Name: Johnson, Kenneth M.

Categories: Californiana,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Georgetown, CA, Talisman Press: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: B60020

Keywords: Californiana Kenneth M. Johnson Santa Clara County, CA Santa Clara California Silver Silver Mining Quicksilver Mining Californiana,