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  • RALSTON'S RING: California Plunders the Comstock Lode. by Lyman, George D.
    Lyman, George D.
    RALSTON'S RING: California Plunders the Comstock Lode.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Scribner's, 1937. Hardcover first edition - The story of the San Francisco financiers and the Comstock Lode - and the story of William Chapman Ralston, founder of the Bank of California and the creator of a "financial empire whose tentacles spread out across this country and into the stock markets of Europe", but only four years later there was the inevitable,tragic crash. Illustrations, notes. 368 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Good overall in red cloth binding (spine rubbed, several small newspaper articles pasted in, bookplate and previous owner's name, corners bumped).

    Book ID: 69645
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  • Lyman, George D.
    RALSTON'S RING: California Plunders the Comstock Lode.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Scribner's, 1937. Hardcover first edition - The story of the San Francisco financiers and the Comstock Lode - and the story of William Chapman Ralston, founder of the Bank of California and the creator of a "financial empire whose tentacles spread out across this country and into the stock markets of Europe", but only four years later there was the inevitable,tragic crash. Illustrations, notes. 368 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth binding (spine slightly faded).

    Book ID: 2693
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  • Paine, Swift.
    EILLEY ORRUM: Queen of the Comstock.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: A. L. Burt, 1929. Biography of the woman, born in England, who came to the US as a Mormon immigrant, but eventually wound up wealthy from the great Comstock silver lode - only to face tragedy again at the end of her life.

    Condition: Very Good- in orange cloth covers (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 31095
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  • [Stewart, William Morris, 1825-1909] Hermann, Ruth.
    GOLD AND SILVER COLOSSUS: William Morris Stewart and His Southern Bride

    Edition: First printing.

    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth…

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    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth Foote and her Southern family. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 430 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 32689
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