Publication: Produced by Book Concern Printers, 1997, Hancock
First edition. Oblong 8vo. Brown cloth, titles stamped in bright orange on front cover and spine, ix [blank], 126 pp., preface, introduction, illustrated, map, abbreviations, double column, epilogue, bibliography, glossary, appendices, index. The first work of significant length to examine the history of the Copper Range Company. The Copper Range Company, along with the Quincy Mining Company and the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company, was one of the big three companies in the Lake Superior copper mining district. The company was founded in 1899 by William A. Paine, also a co-founder of the stock brokerage firm of Paine-Webber. The company operated successfully and survived the Great Depression of the late 1920s and found a new lease on life by shifting in the 1950s away from native copper to the copper chalcolite ot the White Pine operations. Fine in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 41117