Rare Grass Valley Mining

9 [California] Silliman, Benj. Facts and Statistics Relating to the Edmonton Gold Mine, Grass Valley, Nevada County, California. Boston:
Wright & Potter, 1866. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers, 55 pp., five
maps and plates tipped in. Some wear and browning, later owner’s
name in ink on title with date, else good.

A rare promotional for Grass Valley. The mines were located about 11
miles north of Colfax (2 miles SW of Grass Valley City). Silliman was the
famous Yale geologist, and he wrote the report of this mine. The only reference in the antiquarian market is the 1979 catalogue of Randall & Windle (8:169).

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