Title: Silver Stampede: The Career of Death Valley's Hell-Camp, Old Panamint
Author: Neill C. Wilson
Illustrator: George Carlson
Description: First Edition, stated first printing (February 1937). Signed on the half-title page. Teal cloth boards with silver lettering. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Very faint edge wear to boards. Clean. Dust jacket has light edge wear; short closed tear on top edge of rear panel; spine shows a little rubbing; price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. 16 pages with photographs. Dust jacket illustrated by George Carlson. xiv, 319 pp. 8.75 x 6.25 inches.
A tale that explores the history of the Panamint silver mining camp, active in the 1870's, based on the author's extensive research, including his many interviews done with those who could remember and with the descendants of those already passed on. Its pages are filled with a colorful stream of interesting characters, miners, merchants, gamblers, gunmen, and camp courtesans.
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Keywords: California, Inyo County, silver mining, Old West, mining camps, history,
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