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Five works concerning the New Almaden Mines

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Estimate: US$300 - US$500
Price realised:  US$180
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Five works concerning the New Almaden Mines Author: Place: Publisher: Date: 1860-1874 Description: 5 volumes. Approximately 22.5x14 cm (9x5½"), bound in various paper wrappers. Five works concerning legal case & subsequent developments surrounding Andrés Castillero's claim to the New Almaden quicksilver mine in Santa Clara County, based on a grant by the government of Mexico in 1845 of two square leagues of land. The United States vs. Andres Castillero, on cross appeal.1860. (Plain brown wrappers) New Almaden Mine: Report of the Attorney General to The President on the Resolution of the Legislature of California. Published by Geo. W. Bowman, Washington, 1860. The Quicksilver Mines of New Almaden California. Published by Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. XXVII, No. 4, 1863. (9 loose pages that comprise article, in manilla envelope) The Quicksilver Mining Co...Reports and Exhibits submitted at the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders... Published by William F. Jones, New York, 1873. The Quicksilver Mining Co...Reports and Exhibits submitted at the Annual Meeting of the Stockholders... Published by D. Murphy's Son, New York, 1874. Lot Amendments Condition: Some slight wear and toning to wrappers, some miniscule tears and soiling; interiors toned with occasional foxing; generally very good. Item number: 312109

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 695: Rare Americana & Cartography with the Robert M. Ebiner Zamorano 80 Collection
Date of the auction: 20 Feb 2020
Address: PBA Galleries
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