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MAP OF THE BLACK HILLS OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND - SCOTT, M. E., SAMUEL - 1897. [1273946]
Privately printed by Samuel Scott, M. E., 1897., Custer City - First edition. Original black cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover, 40 pp. of text, attractive colored folding map of the Black Hills that measures 28 1/2" x 32." Text provides a detailed account of the geology and mineralogy of the Black Hills, with information about the chemical composition, uses, appearance, and locations of each mineral found in the region. Short sections at the end discuss mining prospects, non-mineral resources (fish, game, soil, water), climate, pleasure and health resorts (and the composition of their mineral waters), Wind Cave, Sylvan Lake, and Devil’s Tower. Covers lightly soiled else a clean and sound near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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