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    Bodie and Esmeralda, California: An Important 1878 Volume by Joseph Wasson, San Francisco. Titled Bodie and Esmeralda Being an Account into the Revival of Affairs in Two Singularly Interesting and Important Mining Districts, Including Something of their Past History..." Sixty pages, published by Spaulding , Barto, & Co. "Mining and Scientific Press." Includes fold-out maps showing towns and mining sites. A scarce book in any form, and believed to be only known copy in original leather and board hard cover. The most recent soft cover copy sold at auction we could locate hammered for $1,000 in 2005. Near-mint condition with tiny bit of light spine wear at top and bottom. 4.5" x 7.25".

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    June, 2014
    14th Saturday
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