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Nevada Mining History Catalog

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Nevada Mining History Catalog (with more history and less geology)

Nevada State Inspector of Mines Reports:

Gallagher, M. J. / NEVADA MINES, MILLS, AND SMELTERS IN OPERATION AS OF JULY 1, 1969, pb, 19 pages, - 2 -, $ 25


Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletins

B 15 / Smith, A. M. / THE MINES AND MILLS OF SILVER CITY, NEVADA, Reno, pb, 1932, 28 pages, 10 figs., used, $ 20

B 23 / Nolan, T. B. / THE UNDERGROUND GEOLOGY OF THE TONOPAH MINING DISTRICT, Reno, 1935, pb, 49 pages, 3 fantastic plates (in pocket), used, $ 49

B 25 / Nolan, T. B. / THE TUSCARORA MINING DISTRICT, ELKO COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1936, pb, 38 pages, 1 plate, 3 figs., used, $ 20

B 27 / Vanderburg, W. O. / PLACER MINING IN NEVADA, Reno, 1976 reprint of 1936 original, pb, 178 pages, 1 plate, 65 figs., 5 tables, out of print, new, $ 45; used, $ 30

B 33 / Dreyer, R. M. / GOLDBANKS MINING DISTRICT, PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, pb, 38 pages, 13 figs., used, $ 20

B 37 / Smith, G. H. / THE HISTORY OF THE COMSTOCK LODE, 1850-1920, Reno, 1974, 23 pb, 305 pages, 23 illustrations, new, $ 20; used, $ 10

B 38 / Couch, B. F. and Carpenter, J. A. / NEVADA’S METAL AND MINERAL PRODUCTION, 1859 - 1940, Reno, 1943, pb, 159 pages, new, $ 10, used, $ 5

B 40 / York, B. and Ferguson, H. G. / THE GEOLOGY OF NEVADA ORE DEPOSITS AND THE MINING DISTRICTS OF NEVADA, Reno, 1944, pb, 110 pages, used, $ 20

B 41 / Bailey, E. H. and Phoenix, D. A. / QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS IN NEVADA, Reno, 1944, pb, 206 pages, 16 figs., 23 plates (in pocket), out of print, new, complete volume, new, $ 40; used, $20

B 41 / Bailey, E. H. and Phoenix, D. A. / QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS IN NEVADA, Reno, 1944, pb, 50 pages, 16 figs., abbreviatied edition, new, $ 20, used, $ 10

B 44 / Hobbs, S. W. and Clabaugh, S. E. / TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF THE OSGOOD RANGE, HUMBOLDT COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1946, pb, 32 pages, 1 figure, 11 plates (in pocket), used, $ 25

B 45 / Galloway, J. D. / EARLY ENGINEERING WORKS CONTRIBUTORY TO THE COMSTOCK , Reno, 1947, pb, 102 pages, new, $ 10, used, $ 5

B 46 / Overton, T. D. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF DOUGLAS, ORMSBY, AND WASHOE COUNTIES, Reno, 1947, pb, 91 pages, 14 figs., 5 plates, photocopy, used, $ 18

B 48 / Searls, F., Jr. / A CONTRIBUTION TO THE PUBLISHED INFORMATION ON THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF GOLDFIELD, NEVADA, Reno, 1948, 24 pages, 9 x 6 inches, 2 plates: plate 1, 1 inch = 2000 feet, geologic map, Goldfield district and Malpais Mesa, 18 x 19, full color; plate 2, 1 inch = 400 feet, cross section, Silver Pick shaft, 6 x 17 inches, full color, both plates on one sheet, used, $ 15

B 49 / Stoddard, C. and Carpenter, J. A. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF STOREY AND LYON COUNTIES, NEVADA, Reno, 1950, pb, 115 pages, 6 plates, 16 figs., used, $ 25

B 50 / Kral, V. E. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF NYE COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1951, pb, 220 pages, 8 plates (in pocket), 16 figs., $ 25

B 51 / Carpenter, J. A. THE HISTORY OF FIFTY YEARS OF MINING AT TONOPAH, 1900-1950, Reno, pb, 153 pages, 12 illustrations, new, $ 10; used, $ 5

B 54 / Granger, A. E. and Simmons, G. C. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ELKO COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1957, pb, 190 pages, 196 plates, 23 figs., 8 tables, used, $ 10

B 58 / Ross, D. C. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MINERAL COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1961, pb, 98 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), 15 figs., 7 tables (table is on 8 sheets in pocket), new, $ 25; used, $ 10

B 59 / Willden, R. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF HUMBOLDT COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1964, 154 pages, 3 plates (in slipcase with report), 17 figs., 29 tables, new, $ 25; used, $ 10

B 62 / Longwell, C. R., et.al. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1965, pb, 218 pages, 16 plates (in separate case), 22 figs., 18 tables, new, $ 15 (on cd), used, $ 40

B 63 / Beal, L. H. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE BUNKERVILLE MINING DISTRICT, CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1965, pb, 96 pages, 5 plates (in pocket), 11 figs., 4 tables, used, $ 45

B 64 / Roberts, R. J., Montgomery, K. M., and Lehner, R. E. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF EUREKA COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1967, pb, 152 pages, separate plate folder, 12 plates, 27 figs., 14 tables, new, $ 20; used, $10

B 65 / Schied, V. E. / MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF NEVADA, Reno, 1964, pb, 314 pages , new, $ 10, used, $ 5

B 69 / Jerome, S. E. and Cook, D. R. / RELATION OF SOME METAL MINING DISTRICTS IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES TO REGIONAL TECTONIC ENVIRONMENTS AND IGNEOUS ENVIRONMENTS, 1967, pb, 35 pages, 23 plates, new, $ 20; used, $ 10

B 70 / Bonham, H. F. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF WASHOE AND STOREY COUNTIES, NEVADA, Reno, 1969, pb, 6 plates (in pocket), 42 figs., 25 tables, new, $ 25, used, $ 10

B 73 / Tschanz, C. M. and Pampeyan, E. H. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LINCOLN COUNTY, NEVADA, 1970, pb, 187 pages, 7 plates (in pocket), 27 figs., 36 tables, new, $ 55; used, $ 10
B 74 / Archbold, N. L. and Paul, R. R. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE PAMLICO MINING DISTRICT, MINERAL COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1970, pb, 12 pages, 5 plates, 2 figs., new, $ 30, used, $ 10

B 75 / Moore, J. G. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LYON, DOUGLAS, AND ORMSBY COUNTIES, NEVADA, Reno, 1969, pb, 45 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), 17 figs., 4 tables, new, $ 20, used, $ 10

B 77 / Cornwall, H. R. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1972, pb, 49 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), 2 figs., 4 tables, new, $ 15, used, $ 10

B 78 / Albers, J. P. and Stewart, J. H. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF ESMERALDA COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1972, pb, 80 pages, 2 plates, 10 figs., 7 tables, new, $ 15, used, $ 10

B 83 / Willden, R. and Speed, R. C. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CHURCHILL COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1974, pb, 95 pages, 5 plates, 19 figs., 21 tables, new, $ 25; used, $ 10

B 85 / Hose, R. K. and Blake, M. C., Jr. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF WHITE PINE COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1976, pb, 105 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), 14 figs., 29 tables, new, $ 20, used, $ 10

B 88 / Stewart, J. H., et.al. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF LANDER COUNTY, Reno, 1977, pb, 106 pages, 3 plates (in pocket), 4 figs., 1 table, new, $ 19, used, $ 10

B 89 / Johnson, M. G. / GEOLOGY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF PERSHING COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1977, pb, 115 pages, 4 plates (in pocket), 24 figs., 19 tables, new, $ 21; used, $ 10

B 99B / Kleinhampl, F. J. and Ziony, J. I. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF NORTHERN NYE COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1984, pb, 243 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 58 figs., 55 tables, new, $ 19; used, $ 10

B 100 / Tingley, J. V. and Berger, B. R. / LODE GOLD DEPOSITS OF ROUND MOUNTAIN, NEVADA, Reno, 1985, pb, 62 pages, 4 plates (in pocket), new, $ 15, used, $ 10

B 105 / Stager, H. K. and Tingley, J. V. / TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN NEVADA, Reno, 1988, pb, 256 pages, 115 drawings, 29 photos, 5 tables, 2 appendices, new, $ 25

B 106 / LaPointe, D. D., Tingley, J. V., and Jones, R. B. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF ELKO COUNTY, NEVADA, Reno, 1991, pb, 1 plate (in pocket), 91 figs., 104 tables, new, $ 27; used, $ 10

B 111 / Thompson, T. B. and Meeuwig, R. O. / GOLD DEPOSITS OF THE CARLIN TREND, Reno, 2002, pb, 203 pages, 3 plates (in pocket), 114 figures, 14 tables, new, $ 35


NBMG Maps [listed by Map # Title, and Cost]

M 2 / ANTIMONY OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 3 / FLUORSPAR OCCURRENCE IN NV, $ 2

M 4 / TITANIUM OCCURRENCES IN NV, $ 2

M 5 / IRON ORE OCCURRENCES IN NV, $ 2

M 6 / BARITE OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 8 / MOLYBDENUM OCCURRENCES IN NV, $ 2

M 9 / MANGANESE DEPOSITS IN NV, $ 2

M 10 / VANADIUM OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 12 / SILVER OCCURRENCES IN NV, $ 2

M 13 / COPPER OCCURRENCES IN NV, $ 2

M 14 / LEAD OCCURRENCES IN NV, $ 2

M 15 / ZINC OCCURRENCES IN NV, $ 2

M 18 / TUNGSTEN MINES IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 19 / URANIUM OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 21 / COBALT - NICKEL - PLATINUM OCCURRENCES, $ 5

M 22 / BERYLLIUM OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 5

M 24 / METAL MINING DISTRICTS IN NEVADA, $ 5

M 32 / GOLD PRODUCING DISTRICTS, 2ND EDITION, $ 2

M 33 / SILVER PRODUCING DISTRICTS, 2ND EDITION, $ 2

M 37 / METAL MINING DISTRICT OF NEVADA, 2ND EDITION, $ 2

M 37 / METAL MINING DISTRICT OF NEVADA, 3RD EDITION, $ 5

M 66 / MOLYBDENUM DEPOSITS AND OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 78 / LEAD DEPOSITS AND OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 85 / ZINC DEPOSITS AND OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 6

M 87 / TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF NEVADA, $ 4

M 91 / BULK, MINEABLE PRECIOUS METAL DEPOSITS AND PROSPECTS IN NEVADA, $ 2

M 100 / PORPHYRY COPPER AND RELATED OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, $ 5

M 103 / GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE MCCOY MINING DISTRICT, LANDER COUNTY, $ 5

M 120 / GOLD AND SILVER RESOURCES IN NEVADA MAP, $ 6


NBMG Special Publications [listed by #, Author, Title, Description, Cost]

SP 13 / Coope, J. A. / CARLIN TREND EXPLORATION HISTORY: DISCOVERY OF THE CARLIN DEPOSIT, Reno, 1991, pb, 16 pages, new, $ 6; used, $ 3

SP 15 / Tingley, J. V., Horton, R. C., and Lincoln, F. C. / OUTLINE OF NEVADA MINING HISTORY, Reno, 1993, pb, 48 pages, 1 plate, 3 figs., 1 table, new, $ 10

SP 31 / Castor, S. B. and Ferdock, G. C. / MINERALS OF NEVADA, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 31, Reno, 2004, cl, 512 pages, 1 plate in pocket, new, $ 75


NBMG Reports [listed by #, Author, Title, Description, Cost]

R 1 / Horton, R. C. / AN INVENTORY OF FLUORSPAR OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, 1961, new, $ 6; used, $ 4

R 2 / Schilling, J. H. / AN INVENTORY OF MOLYBDENUM OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, Reno, 1962, pb, 48 pages, 1 plate, new, $ 6; used, $ 4

R 3 / Beal, L. H. / INVESTIGATION OF TITANIUM OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, Reno, 1963, pb, 42 pages, 1 plate (iniside back cover), 4 figs., 2 tables, new, $ 6

R 4 / Horton, R. C. / AN INVENTORY OF BARITE OCCURRENCES IN NEVADA, Reno, 1963, pb, 18 pages, 1 plate (inside back cover), 1 figure, $ 4

R 17 / Morrissey, F. R. / TURQUOISE DEPOSITS OF NEVADA, Reno, 1968, 28 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 2 figs., new, $ 12, used, $ 8

R 32 / Shawe, D. R. / GUIDEBOOK TO MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE CENTRAL GREAT BASIN, Reno, 1978, pb, 75 pages, new $10; used, $ 8

R 33 / Ridge, J. D. / PAPERS ON MINERAL DEPOSITS OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA, Reno, pb, 214 pages, new, $ 15, used, $ 10

R 36 / Kral, V. E. / PAPERS GIVEN AT THE PRECIOUS METALS SYMPOSIUM, Sparks, Nevada, November, 1980, 1983, pb, 172 pages, new $ 15; used, $ 10

R 40 / Tingley, J. V. and Bonham, H. F., Jr. / SEDIMENT-HOSTED PRECIOUS-METAL DEPOSITS OF NORTHERN NEVADA, Reno, 1986, pb, 13 pages, new, $ 12; used, $ 8

R 41 / Tingley, J. V. And Bonham, H. F., Jr., Ed. / PRECIOUS-METAL MINERALIZATION IN HOT SPRINGS SYSTEMS, NEVADA-CALIFORNIA, Reno, 1986, pb, 136 pages, new, $ 15, used, $ 9

R 47 / Tingley, J. V. / MINING DISTRICTS OF NEVADA, Reno, 1998, pb, 128 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 4 figs., new, $ 15


Nevada Mineralogical Records [listed by volume, issue, title, cost]

16,1 / NEVADA ISSUE, $ 20

26,5 / THE GOLD QUARRY MINE, CARLIN-TREND, EUREKA COUNTY, $20

30,3 / THE MEIKLE MINE, ELKO COUNTY, $ 20


Nevada Miscellaneous Publications:

Abbe, D. R. / AUSTIN AND THE REESE RIVER MINING DISTRICT: Nevada’s Forgotten Frontier, Reno, 1985, 117 pages, $ 16

Ashbaugh, D. / NEVADA’S TURBULENT YESTERDAY...A STUDY IN GHOST TOWNS, Los Angeles, 1980, cl, 346 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Ball, S. H. / MINES OF SILVER PEAK RANGE, KAWICH RANGE AND OTHER SOUTHERN NEVADA DISTRICTS, Reno, pb, 218 pages, plate, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USGS B 308 with coverage of Esmeralda and Nye Counties in Nevada and Inyo County in California]

Babal, M. / ROCHESTER, NEVADA: The New Tonopah, Lake Grove, 1997, pb, 32 pages, - 1 -, $ 9 [Rochester was a relatively late mining rush with discoveries in 1912; also includes information on Packard; includes both a business directory of Rochester in 1915 and a listing a residents who lived there between 1910 and 1920]

Billeb, E. W. / MINING CAMP DAYS, Las Vegas, 1985, pb, 229 pages, - 2 -, $ 20

Carlson, H. S. / NEVADA PLACE NAMES: A Geographical Dictionary, Reno, 1974, 282 pages, pb, - 1 -, $ 22 [This is a collection of the names used by explorers, miners, surveyors, city planners, archives, county records, newspapers, and more which gave Nevada its present and past place names]

Castor, S. B. and Ferdock, G. C. / MINERALS OF NEVADA, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 31, Reno, 2004, cl, 512 pages, 1 plate in pocket, - 1 -, $ 75

Clemens, S. L. / MARK TWAIN IN VIRGINIA CITY, NEVADA, Reno, 1985, pb, 191 pages, - 1 -, $ 10

De Quille, D. / THE BIG BONANZA, Reno, 1947, pb, 439 pages, index, - 3 -, $ 60

De Quille, D. / THE BIG BONANZA, Reno, 1974, pb, 439 pages, - 1 -, $ 30 [Reprint of the 1947 original]

Elliott, R. R. / NEVADA’S TWENTIETH-CENTURY MINING BOOM: Tonopah, Goldfield, Ely, Reno, 1966, pb, 344 pages, - 1 or 2 -, $ 13

Ettinger, L. J. / THE BEST OF VIRGINIA CITY AND THE COMSTOCK, Reno, 1995, pb, 64 pages, - 1 -, $ 7

Gamett, J. and Paher, S. W. / NEVADA POSTOFFICES: An Illustrated History, Las Vegas, 1983, cl, 176 pages, - 1 -, $ 30

Glass, A. and Glass, M. E. / WESTERN NEVADA, Nevada Historical Society Guide Book Series, 1975, pb, 51 pages, 5 travel logs through Western Nevada allowing you to relive history, great photographs, - 2 -, $ 20

Glasscock, C. B. / GOLD IN THEM HILLS, Reno, 1988, pb, 330 pages, - 1 -, $ 15

Hall, S. / CONNECTING THE WEST: Historic Railroad Stops and Stage Stations in Elko County, Nevada, Reno, 2002, pb, 217 pages, - 1 -, $ 23

Hall, S. / OLD HEART OF NEVADA: Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Elko County, Reno, 1998, pb, 308 pages, - 1 -, $ 22

Hall, S. / PRESERVING THE GLORY DAYS: Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of Nye County, Reno, 1981, pb, 301 pages, - 1 -, $ 22

Hall, S. / ROMANCING NEVADA’S PAST: Ghost Towns and Historic Sites of Eureka, Lander, and White Pine Counties, Reno, 1994, pb, 226 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

Hawkins, R. B. / THE GEOLOGY AND MINERALIZATION OF THE JERRITT CANYON AREA, NORTHERN INDEPENDENCE MOUNTAINS, NEVADA, Idaho State University Master of Science thesis, 1973, pb, 104 pages, - 5 -, $ 19

Hess, R. H. / MINING HISTORY AND PLACE NAMES OF THE COMSTOCK AREA: A Field Trip Guidebook, Reno, 1987, pb, 35 pages, - 1 -, $ 12

Hetherington, M. J. / THE GEOLOGY AND MINERALIZATION AT THE McDERMITT MERCURY MINE, NEVADA, University of Washington Master of Science thesis, 1983, 54 pages, 5 plates (in pocket), photocopy, - 5 -, $ 20

Hill, J. M. / MINES OF BATTLE MOUNTAIN, REESE RIVER, AURORA AND OTHER WESTERN NEVADA DISTRICTS, Reno, 1983, pb, 200 pages, plate, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USGS B 594 with coverage of Lander, Mineral, Douglas, Lyon, and Washoe Counties in Nevada and Lassen and Modoc Counties in California]

Hill, J. M. / MINES OF CHERRY CREEK, ELY RANGE AND OTHER EASTERN NEVADA DISTRICTS, Reno, 1983, pb, 214 pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USGS B 648 with coverage of Elko, Lander, White Pine, Lincoln, and Clark Counties in Nevada]

Jackson, W. T. / TREASURE HILL: PORTRAIT OF A SILVER MINING CAMP, Reno, 2000, pb, 254 pages, - 1 -, $ 18

James, R. M. and Raymond, C.E. / COMSTOCK WOMEN: The Making of a Mining Community, Reno, 1998, 394 pages, pb, - 1 -, $ 25 [This is the story of the role of women played in the development of Virginia City as mining continued on the Comstock Lode]

James, R. M. / THE ROAR AND THE SILENCE: A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode, Reno, 1998, pb, 255 pages, $ 28

Kapple, W. A. / ROCKHOUNDING NEVADA, 1st Edition, Guilford, 1998, pb, 156 pages, -1 -, $ 12

Lincoln, F. C. / MINING DISTRICTS AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA, Las Vegas, 1982, pb, 295 pages, - 1 -, $ 15

Lingenfelter, R. E. and Gash, K. R. / THE NEWSPAPERS OF NEVADA: A History and Bibliography, 1854-1979, Reno, 1984, 337 pages, cl, $50

Lintz, J., Jr. / FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK TO THE MINERAL DEPOSITS OF CENTRAL NEVADA, In: Western Geological Excursions, 1984 Annual Meeting of GSA at Reno, Volume 3, pages 147 - 204, - 3 -, $ 65 [Road log from Tonopah to the Manhattan District to Round Mountain to the Northumberland Gold Deposit to Tomboy-Minnie Gold Deposit]

Lord, E. COMSTOCK MINING AND MINERS: The Comprehensive History of Virginia City’s Mining Industry, Reno, 1984, cl, 442 pages, plus index, - 1 -, $ 75 [Reprint of 1883 edition]

Lord, E. COMSTOCK MINING AND MINERS: The Comprehensive History of Virginia City’s Mining Industry, Reno, 1959, cl, 442 pages, plus index, - 3 -, $ 60 [Reprint of 1883 edition]

Lyman, G. D. / THE SAGA OF THE COMSTOCK LODE: Boom Days in Virginia City, Nevada, New York, 1957, cl, 407 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Lyman, G. D. / RALSTON’S RING: California Plunders of the Comstock Lode, New York, 1937, cl, 368 pages, - 3 -, $ 30

Makley, M. J. / THE INFAMOUS KING OF THE COMSTOCK - WILLIAM SHARON AND THE GUIDED AGE IN THE WEST - A Biography, Reno, 2006, cl, 291 pages, - 1 -, $ 33

Mathias, D. E. and Berry, V. S. / A PLACE CALLED JARBIDGE, Glendora, 1997, pb, 207 pages, - 1 -, $ 19

Matson, C. H. / THE AWAKENING OF NEVADA, 1906, original article from the July issue of the American Monthly Review of Reviews, 8 illustrations, pages 56 - 62, $ 10

McDonald, D. / VIRGINIA CITY AND THE SILVER REGION OF THE COMSTOCK LODE, Reno, 1982, pb, 128 pages, - 1 -, 17

Molinelli, L. / EUREKA and its Resources, Reno, 1982 reprint of 1879 original, pb, 136 pages, $ 11

Myrick, D. F. / RAILROADS OF NEVADA AND EASTERN CALIFORNIA, 2nd Edition, Berkely, Howell-North Edition, 1963, cl, two volume set, volume 1: The Northern Roads and volume 2: The Southern Roads, total of 933 pages, - 3 -, $ 100

Myrick, D. F. / RAILROADS OF NEVADA AND EASTERN CALIFORNIA, 2nd Edition, Reno, 1990, cl, two volume set, volume 1: THE NORTHERN ROADS and volume 2: THE SOUTHERN ROADS, total of 933 pages, - 1 -, $ 150

Myrick, D. F. / RAILROADS OF NEVADA AND EASTERN CALIFORNIA, 2nd Edition, Reno, 2007, cl, volume 3: MORE ON THE NORTHERN ROADS, 392 pages, - 1 -, $ 75

Nevada Geological Society / GOLD DEPOSITS OF NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA, 1988 FALL FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK: Marigold, Core, McCoy, Rain, Surprise, Reno, 1988, spiral bound, 80 pages, - 2 -, $ 25

Nevada Pacific Mining Company / OLINGHOUSE PLACER PROPERTY, Washoe County, Nevada, 14 rolled plates of the property with assay results on various levels of the property, - 3 -, $ 95

Paher, S. W. / NEVADA GHOST TOWNS AND MINING CAMPS, Berkeley, 1970, cl, 492 pages, - 3 - or - 5 -, $ 35

Paher, S. / NEVADA GHOST TOWNS AND MINING CAMPS, Berkeley or Reno, 1970, cl, 492 pages, - 2 -, $ 50

Paher, S. / NEVADA TOWNS AND MINING CAMPS - COMBINED ILLUSTRATED ATLAS, Reno, 1999, pb, 208 pages, - 1 -, $ 30

Paine, S. / EILLEY ORRUM: Queen of the Comstock, Indianapolis, 1929, cl, 309 pages, - 3 -, $ 25

Patera, A. H. / THE REVEILLE DISTRICT: Reveille, Gila Mill, New Reveille, Arrowhead, Warm Springs, Lake Oswego, 2008, pb, 51 pages, - 1 -, $ 10

Patera, A. H. / CARRARA AND THE MINING CAMPS OF BARE MOUNTAIN, A DAY TRIP FROM BEATTY, includes Telluride and Fluorine Lake Oswego, Lake Oswego, 2010, pb, 42 pages, - 1 -, $ 10

Patera, A. H. / BETWEEN TONOPAH AND GOLDFIELD, A History of Klondike, Gold Reef, and Divide, Lake Grove, 2007, pb, 50 pages, - 1 -, $ 10 [This issue covers the region between Tonopah and Goldfield and includes a small copy of the claim map of the Divide Mining District on page 43]

Patera, A. H. / BELMONT, NEVADA, Lake Grove, 2005, pb, 106 pages, - 1 -, $ 17 [This issue is dedicated exclusively to Belmont, Nevada]

Patera, A. H. / TYBO, NEVADA, Lake Grove, 1993, 52 pages, - 1 -, $ 10 [issue also covers the beginning of Virginia City, Nevada; Cat Creek, Montana; and Reiff, California]

Patera, A. H. / HORNSILVER / GOLD POINT, NEVADA: Silver turns to Gold, Lake Grove, 2003, pb, 86 pages, - 1 -, $ 15 [Located near and southwest of Goldfield, Nevada]

Patera, A. H. / AURORA, NEVADA, Lake Grove, 1993, 58 pages, - 1 -, $ 10 [issue also covers Camp Werner, Oregon and the Geysers, California]

Patera, A. H. / DELAMAR, NEVADA, Lake Grove, 1992, 56 pages, - 1 -, $10 [issue also covers Lafayette, Oregon and Silver Mountain, California]

Patera, A. H. / FUNERAL MOUNTAINS: Mining Camps and Mines; including Keane Wonder, Keane Springs, Chloride City, Lee Nevada, Lee California, Lee Addition, Echo, and Schwab, Lake Grove, 2002, pb, 80 pages, - 1 -, $ 15 [History of Mining in Death Valley]

Patera, A. H. / MIDAS, NEVADA, Lake Grove, 1992, pb, 56 pages, - 1 -, $ 10 [issue also covers Florence, Idaho; the California fires of 1856; also covers the Eberhardt Mining Company]

Patera, A. H. / KAWICH AND MUD SPRINGS STATION, NEVADA, Lake Grove, 1995, pb, 52 pages, - 1 -, $ 10 [issue also covers Keystone, Washington; Eliza, California; and Ajax, Oregon]

Patera, A. H. / THE HUMBOLDT RANGE 19th CENTURY MINING CAMPS, Lake Grove, 1995, pb, 88 pages, - 1 -, $ 15 [This is the story of Unionville, Star City, Humboldt City and other local camps]

Patera, A. H. / RHYOLITE: The Boom Years, Lake Grove, year unknown, pb, 60 pages, - 1 -, $ 10 [Rhyolite was transformed by the Bullfrog mining rush (in a three year period) from a few tents to a thriving city of 3,500 residents with piped water, electric lights, 3 railroads, and more]

Patera, A. H. / THE RUSH TO WHITE PINE, Lake Grove, 1988, pb, 68 pages, $ 10; numerous illustrations, this is the story of the White Pine Mining District and its townsites: Treasure City, Shermantown, Swansea, and Eberhardt

Patera, A. H. / GOODSPRINGS, NEVADA, Lake Grove, 1999, pb, 44 pages, - 1 -, $ 10 [contains numerous illustrations, includes Sandy, Jean, Keystone, Platina, Ripley, and the Yellow Camp Mine; includes much about the production of the Yellow Pine District and its mines; also includes an index to the people of Goodsprings]

Ransome, F. L. / MINES OF GOLDFIELD, BULLFROG AND OTHER SOUTHERN NEVADA DISTRICTS, Reno, 1983, pb, 147 pages, index, plate, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USGS B 303 with coverage of Nye, Esmeralda, and Clark Counties in Nevada]

Reid, H. / SEARCHLIGHT: THE CAMP THAT DIDN’T FAIL, Reno, 1998, cl, 233 pages, - 1 -, $ 18

Rice, G. G. / MY ADVENTURES WITH YOUR MONEY, Reno, 1986, cl, 333 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Shamberger, H. A. / THE STORY OF RAWHIDE, MINERAL COUNTY, NEVADA: Early History, Development, Water Supply, Carson City, 1970, pb, 50 pages, frontispiece, 39 figs., 2 maps, - 3 -, $ 26

Shamberger, H. A. / GOLDFIELD, Early History, Development and Water Supply, Carson City, 1982, pb, 240 pages, - 1 -, $ 36

Shinn, C. H. / THE STORY OF THE MINE: As Illustrated by the Great Comstock Lode of Nevada, New York, 1896, 1st Edition, cl, 272 pages, - 3 -, $ 275

Shinn, C. H. / THE STORY OF THE MINE: As Illustrated by the Great Comstock Lode of Nevada, New York, 1896, 1st Edition, cl, 272 pages, spine repaired, wear on book edges, contents good, - 4 -, $ 125

Smith, G. H. / THE HISTORY OF THE COMSTOCK LODE, Reno, 1998, pb, 328 pages, complete with new material by J. V. Tingley, - 1 -, $ 17

Southern Pacific Company / MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY: Northern Nevada and Northwestern Utah, Volume 1, San Francisco, 1964, spiral bound, 188 pages, 6 figs., 8 tables 8 photographs, 3 maps (in pocket), - 1 -, $ 20 [Covers mines in Western Nevada and Central - Eastern Mines; gives mine or claim name, location, description and geology; commodities are listed in groups, i.e., gold, silver, iron, tungsten, etc., and industrial rocks and minerals]

Southern Pacific Company / MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY: Northern California, Volume 2, San Francisco, 1964, spiral bound, 207 pages, 3 photographs, 2 maps (in pocket), - 1 -, $ 20 [Covers the Northern Sierra Nevada, Klamath Mountain and Cascade Range Mines giving mine or claim names, location, description, and geology; commodities are listed separately, i.e, gold, silver, copper, uranium, etc., and industrial rocks and minerals]

Southern Pacific Company / MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY: Southern California, Volume 3, San Francisco, 1964, spiral bound, 342 pages, 5 figs., 6 tables, 10 photographs, 3 maps (in pocket), - 1 -, now $ 20 [Covers San Joaquin Valley, Western Mojave Desert, Eastern Mojave, and Colorado Desert Mines; giving mine or claim names, location, description, and geology; commodities are listed separately, i.e, gold, silver, copper, uranium, etc., and industrial rocks and minerals]

Spence, M. L. and Spence, C. C. / TEN YEARS IN NEVADA or Life on the Pacific Coast, Lincoln, 1985, 343 pages, pb, $ 8 [Contains reminiscences of life in Nevada and California mining towns including Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Sutro, You Bet, Nevada City, and Red Dog]

Theodore, T. G. / GEOLOGY OF PLUTON-RELATED GOLD MINERALIZATION AT BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NEVADA, Tucson, 2000, pb, 270 pages, 3 plates, - 1 -, $ 71

Vanderburg, W. O. / MINES OF CHURCHILL AND MINERAL COUNTIES, Reno, 1988, pb, 124 pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USBM IC 7093 and 6941 with coverage of Churchill and Mineral Counties in Nevada]

Vanderburg, W. O. / MINES OF CLARK COUNTY, Reno, 1989, pb,185 pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USBM IC 6964 and USGS B 906-D with coverage of Clark County in Nevada]

Vanderburg, W. O. / MINES OF LANDER AND EUREKA COUNTIES, Reno, 1988, pb, 132 pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USBM IC’s 7043 and 7022 with coverage of Lander and Eureka Counties in Nevada]

Vanderburg, W. O. / MINES OF HUMBOLDT AND PERSHING COUNTIES, Reno, 1988, pb, 124 pages, - 1 -, $ 20 [Book is a reproduction of USBM 6995 and 6902 with coverage of Humboldt and Pershing Counties in Nevada]

Zanjani, S. / DEVILS WILL REIGN - HOW NEVADA BEGAN, Reno, 2006, cl, 222 pages, - 1 -, $ 28

Zanjani, S. / DEVILS WILL REIGN - HOW NEVADA BEGAN, Reno, 2006, pb, 222 pages, - 1 -, $ 19

Zanjani, S. / THE GLORY DAYS IN GOLDFIELD, NEVADA, Reno, 2002, cl, 141 pages, - 1 -, $ 32

Zanjani, S. / GOLDFIELD: The Last Gold Rush on the Western Frontier, Athens, 1992, 289 pages, pb, $ 19 [Shortly after the turn of the century, a discovery by a Shoshone prospector in central Nevada lead to the last of the great goldrushes on the Western Frontier; this is the story of prospectors, miners, stock promoters, gamblers, etc. who came to Goldfield]

Zanjani, S. / JACK LONGSTREET: Last of the Desert Frontiersman, Reno, 1988, pb, 171 pages, - 1 -, $ 13



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