Mining Camp Days

By: Billeb, Emil W.

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9 X 6 X 1 inches; vii, 229 pages; Hard cover is orange with black lettering on front and spine. Light bumping to boards and some foxing spots on top and side of textblock. DJ has light rubbing, scuffing, sunning, shelf wear, front flap is price clipped; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 203 b/w photographs, from the author's collection, as well as a b/w map showing the camps along the California and Nevada border. The author provides insights into Nevada and eastern California mining camps after 1905. Dozens of unpublished photographs were taken by this observer-participant, adding to the text. Shows how many of the people in early mining efforts were Native American, Asian, African American, and countless other immigrants from around the world, everyone looking to make their fortune. Index.