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2 edition of saga of the Comstock lode found in the catalog.

saga of the Comstock lode

Lyman, George D.

saga of the Comstock lode

boom days in Virginia City.

by Lyman, George D.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Comstock Lode (Nev.),
  • Virginia City (Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Comstock Lode (Nev.),
    • Virginia City (Nev.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF849.V8 L92 1947
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 407 p.
      Number of Pages407
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6162563M
      LC Control Number54026534
      OCLC/WorldCa4588798

      Henry “Pancake” Comstock didn’t discover the Comstock lode, but he bullied the true discoverers into giving him a share. Despite his share in the silver discovery, Comstock didn’t become a millionaire. He sold out early, squandered his wealth, and left the area to spend the rest of his life trying to find another Comstock lode. Louis L'Amour died on J His wife, Kathy, and their two children, Beau and Angelique, carry the L'Amour publishing tradition forward with new books written by the author during his lifetime to be published by Bantam.   Created by the multiple Eisner Award-winning team of artist FIONA STAPLES (Mystery Society, No Archie Comics) and writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (THE PRIVATE EYE, PAPER GIRLS, WE STAND ON GUARD), SAGA BOOK TWO continues the action-packed education of Hazel, a child born to star-crossed parents from opposite sides of a never-ending .


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The ""ghost city"" of Nevada, — Virginia City — where once s men gathered from far and near to seize a fortune from the Comstock Lode, which was turning out from twenty to thirty millions a year, comes to being in these pages, with life lived at high pitch, with gambling dens. About this Item: Comstock/Ballantine Books, New York, NY, Soft cover.

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In the spring ofsome prospectors heading for the California gold fields stopped at the foot of the Sierra. The Comstock Lode is a lode of silver ore located under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Range in Virginia City, Nevada (then western Utah Territory), which was the first major discovery of silver ore in the United States and named after American miner Henry Comstock.

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Insider Stories of the Comstock Lode and Nevada's Mining Frontier, Primary Sources in American Social History by Lawrence I. Berkove | 1 Mar Hardcover. Val Trevallion, a loner haunted by a violent past. Grita Redaway, a radiantly beautiful actress driven by an unfulfilled need.

Two fiercely independent spirits, together they rose above the challenges of the Comstock to stake a bold claim on the future.

The Carson City Mint was built in response to the discovery of Nevada’s Comstock Lode. Coin collectors today prize Carson City coins and the Wild West history they represent.

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The Saga of the Comstock Lode. Boom Days in Virginia City. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, First edition.

Octavo. Illustrated. Publisher's original black cloth lettered in gilt. Dust jacket. Very good in a jacket which is chipped and worn along the edges and has some small loss at the head of the spine.

Frame House, Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada. Historic American Buildings Survey HABS NEV,VIRG, - With the discovery of silver in the Comstock Lode, Virginia City sprang up as boomtown and the silver rush was underway.

The Comstock Lode was the first major discovery of silver ore in the United States. Henry Comstock, a sheepherder and prospector, who cared for the brothers' cabin, unsuccessfully tried to find gold on the land, sold his claims within months, and died a poor man.

But the silver lode came to bear his name. While the Comstock claim did contain some gold, miners were unable to get to it because it of an abundance of bluish clay. Comstock Lode has wonderful character development and a complex plot.

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Both of his parents were killed when he was young and he has taken it upon himself to get revenge against the killers. He is a quiet man. The Sagas of Icelanders are enduring stories from Viking-age Iceland filled with love and romance, battles and feuds, tragedy and comedy.

Yet these tales are little read today, even by lovers of literature. The culture and history of the people depicted in the Sagas are often unfamiliar to the /5(10). But in the end, there was only one Comstock Lode—and like the men who hacked out the ore chambers more than a thousand feet beneath Virginia City, Gregory Crouch has brought to the surface a glittering, grit-encrusted, and utterly glorious tribute to the greatest trove of precious metals ever discovered in the United States.

The Rush to Virginia City (The Saga of the Comstock Lode) -by George Lyman (Author)Book Condition: USED/Acceptable. Medium wear. Brownish pages due to age. Mass Market : Product DetailsUnknown Binding: pagesPublisher: Ballantine Books; Comstock Edition edit.

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One of the most important mining discoveries in American History, the Comstock Lode in Nevada was the first major silver discovery in the United States and virtually ended the California Gold Rush. Discovered under what would become one of the most important gold camps in the West – Virginia City, on the eastern slope of Mt.

Davidson, the mines would yield more than. Buy a cheap copy of Mile-High Fever: Silver Mining at book by Dennis Drabelle. In the rip-roaring, true saga of the Comstock Lode, Dennis Drabelle skillfully brings to life silver-mining in the late-nineteenth-century American West.

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Bendigo Shafter - Now including Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures Bonus Material Postscript. Bowdrie - Now including Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures Bonus Material Postscript. Callaghen - Now including Louis L. In the rip-roaring, true saga of the Comstock Lode, Dennis Drabelle skillfully brings to life silver-mining in the late-nineteenth-century American West.

The immense wealth extracted from the Lode spurred the growth of San Francisco, and Virginia City, the hell-raising town that sprang up above the mines, was the inspiration for the TV series. This is a better book for those who know San Francisco and to whom the figures of those early days are familiar.

But it's not as exciting reading as his own Saga of the Comstock Lode, to which it is a natural sequel.I have ordered, and am re=reeading "The Saga of the Comstock Lode Boom days in virginia city" by George D.

Lyman. According to lyman's book, which is to my understanding, considered very well researched and accurate, the two mining companies that existed at this time were "Ophir" and "Gould and Curry.". In the rip-roaring, true saga of the Comstock Lode, Dennis Drabelle skillfully brings to life silver-mining in the late-nineteenth-century American West.

The immense wealth extracted from the Lode spurred the growth of San Francisco, and Virginia City and the hell-raising town that sprang up above the mines.