Boom Town Newspapers. Journalism on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier, 1859-1881

HALAAS, David Fridtjof. Foreword by Ralph Looney.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1981). Illustrated with frontispiece, photographs, facsimiles, and maps.
First edition.
Quarto, gray cloth with red lettering, pictorial dust jacket (some silverfishing). Slight soiling of top edges, else fine.

“Putting out a paper in the turbulent Rocky Mountain mining fields was often more troublesome and dangerous than claiming and working a placer mine--particularly if an editor wanted to encourage stability, harmony, and economic growth in his community.” -from the dust jacket.

Price: $10.00
SKU: 56731
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