Church, John Adams.
Title THE HEAT OF THE COMSTOCK LODE.
Binding Original printed beige wraps.
Book Condition Covers starting to separate from spine, slight soiling to front cover, else a near fine copy of a rare pamphlet.
Edition First Edition.
Size 32 pages 9 1/4 x 5 3/4.
Publisher New York: Privately published. 1878.
Seller ID 1396
Tables, tipped in card "with the author's compliments." This 1878 edition is not in Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography. Paher references shorter 1880 edition. A rare booklet about the heat in the Comstock Lode which became one of the reasons for the Sutro Tunnel and subsecquent mining difficults. There was an 1880 edition of only 8 pages.