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Leadville: Colorado's Magic City by Edward Blair

Leadville: Colorado's Magic City

by Edward Blair

Publication: Pruett Publishing Company, 1980, Boulder

First edition. 4to. Cloth, titles stamped in gold on the spine, map of Leadville in 1882 on front and rear endpapers, [10], 261 pp., acknowledgments, preface, prologue, illustrated mostly from photographs, portraits, maps,double column, epilogue, source notes, index. Folding maps in rear pocket affixed to inside rear cover. A history of Leadville beginning before Colorado was a state and the only full-length book of its kind about Leadville. It was one of the biggest, wildest, richest and longest running mining camps in the American West. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with minor wear to the foot of spine and corners.

Inventory Number: 44518