Midas of the Rockies: The Story of Stratton and Cripple Creek
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Covici Friede
Date Published: 1937
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 29374
344pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] Very good. The edges of the covers and spine are lightly rubbed and bumped. The spine is slightly rolled. Yellowed pages. The jacket is tattered and torn in half. Numerous pieces of tape have been applied to the internal, non-visible side of the jacket. The spine of the jacket is heavily faded. The edges have multiple small losses and closed tears. The bottom edge is very subtly moisture stained.
From the jacket- This is an intimate and dramatic portrait of a unique American figure- Winfield Scott Stratton, the discoverer of one of the world's most fabulous gold mines."