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CLOSING ARGUMENT OF ADOLPH SUTRO ON THE BILL BEFORE CONGRESS TO AID THE SUTRO TUNNEL (1872) Committee on Mines & Mining of the House of Representatives, Monday, April 22, 1872

Sutro, Adolph

Published by M'Gill & Witherow, Printers, 1872
Condition: Good Hardcover
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First Edition. Bound in Original Green pebbled cloth with gold stamped lettering and miner with pick axe to front; same miner to rear board in blind. Large Folding Colored map at front ( Measuring approx 18 x 14 inches). This Copy belonged to Julius Bisno with his signature on the title page. A.E.G. Cloth slighly faded with some wear / rubbing to edges. backstrip of spine has started to chip away. front hinge is cracked, but still holding. Sutro's tunnel was to be cut through four miles of the Comstock Lode for ventilation, drainage, and an easier extraction action of ore. He attempted to find backing for ten years, and succeeded with European capital in 1878. Sutro's Closing remarks in defense of his plan are printed, as is the proposed bill. The map shows the location of the Sutro Tunnel and the Comstock Lode in Nevada, and also a longitudinal section of the Comstock Lode. Overall, a Good+ Copy. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001119556

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Publisher: M'Gill & Witherow, Printers

Publication Date: 1872

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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