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editor on the Comstock Lode

Wells Drury

editor on the Comstock Lode

by Wells Drury

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Published by Pacific Books in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementforeword by Ella Bishop Drury. Illus. with photos.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF846.V8 D73 1948
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 307 p.
      Number of Pages307
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6027920M
      LC Control Number48002836
      OCLC/WorldCa2804717

      Wells Drury is the author of An Editor on the Comstock Lode ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), California Tourist Guide and Handbook /5(1). AN EDITOR ON THE COMSTOCK LODE by Wells Drury Centennial Edition NICE HBDJ. $ shipping: + $ shipping. Kaplan Mcat Review Complete Subject Review by Kaplan. CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS or BABY BOARD BOOKS. Choose your favorites and I will do combined shipping. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive.

      BOOK EXCERPT: No aspect of Nevada's history has captured so much attention as the heady boomtown days of the Comstock Lode strike in the mid-nineteenth century. The History of the Comstock Lode, first published in , provided mining investors, engineers, and western historians with the first comprehensive, chronological history of mining. Comstock Lode () - Plot & Excerpts I picked up “Comstock Lode” at an airport bookstore for a flight home from, appropriately, Nevada. Coming in at about pages, the book is two to three times the size of a typical L’Amour western, which is how I knew I had never read it before.

      Ronald M. James is the long-term state historic preservation officer for Nevada and chairman of the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park Service. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Roar and the Silence: A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode. The Saga Of The Comstock Lode book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The wild adventure of thousands of reckless California /5(4).


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Comstock Lode is about a man named Travallion who originally came over to America from England as a young boy; his parents were murdered by a gang of thugs and so he /5(). William Wright (–), better known by the pen name Dan DeQuille or Dan De Quille, was an American author, journalist, and was best known for his written accounts of the people, events, and silver mining operations on the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including his non-fiction book History of the Big Bonanza (American Publishing Company, ).

Henry Comstock. Henry Comstock gave his name to the biggest silver strike in US history, the Comstock Lode of Nevada. In one sense he was lucky. Two brothers actually discovered the mineral inbut they both died and left it to Henry, who struck the. Wells Drury’s An Editor on the Comstock Lode is another great source for Western lore.

In fact, its organization makes it an indispensable reference source for Western writers. Drury’s time as a newspaper editor in Virginia City gave him a front row seat to the goings on in that raucous town.

Life and career Early years. John William Mackay was born in Dublin to a working-class family, they had a dirt floor hovel shared with a pig. Inthe family emigrated to the notorious Five Points slum in lower Manhattan; his father dying soon after. As a boy Mackay hawked newspapers such as the New York Herald, and later apprenticed at William H.

Webb Shipyard to support his mother and. Comstock Lode is a readable book about one of the great silver strikes in the US. Bonanza, the TV western was set near Virginia City, Nevada. Mark Twain worked on the newspaper there during this time learning his craft of story telling. I purchased this book shortly after it came out in the trade paper edition (July ) and have had it ever.

About Comstock Lode (Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures) The classic Western, now newly repackaged as part of Bantam’s Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures program–with never-before-seen material from Louis and his son, Beau L’Amour. It was just a godforsaken mountainside, but.

Editor on the Comstock lode. Reno: University of Nevada Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Wells Drury; Wells Drury: Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wells Drury.

Comstock Lode, rich deposit of silver in Nevada, U.S., named for Henry Comstock, part-owner of the property on which it was discovered in June Virginia City, Washoe, and other mining “boomtowns” quickly arose in the vicinity, and in 10 years the lode’s output justified establishment of a U.S.

branch mint (closed in ) at Carson the meantime, Republican leaders eager to. Map of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe Mining Claims () This stunning map of the mining claims was published inthe same year the Consolidated Virginia combine "excavated a hole 1, feet into the earth and found the 'Big Bonanza,' a vein fifty-four feet wide filled with gold and silver." (Bryant) The Bonanza vein is shown at the.

The book also contains many rare historic photographs of the mining district. With the addition of new material by Joseph V. Tingley, which brings the history of mining operations on the Comstock to the present, The History of the Comstock Lode will once again he enjoyed by scholars and students of mining history as well as western history s: Comstock characterized his publication as “A newspaper for people who can't read, edited by an editor who can't write”.

Comstock’s regular column was christened “The Comstock Lode”. Circulation for the weekly peaked aro in the s and ‘70s, with. The rags-to-riches American frontier tale of an Irish immigrant who outwits, outworks, and outmaneuvers thousands of rivals to take control of Nevada’s Comstock Lode—the rich.

The classic book of the discovery and mining of silver and gold on the Comstock Lode by the editor of the Territorial Enterprise. This has become exceedingly scarce in recent years and particularly in this leather binding. The e front cover is detached along with the front end paper, double frontis and title page, but all are present.

moderate.Book DescriptionComstock is just a godforsaken mountainside--with the richest silver lode on earth. But some come there seeking more than wealth. Val Trevallion--haunted by a violent past; beautiful Grita Redaway--driven by an unfulfilled need. Together they will stake their claims on the future.The classic book of the discovery and mining of silver and gold on the Comstock Lode by the editor of the Territorial Enterprise.

History by Ronald M. James Comstock Women.