ALGOMA WEST, Its Mines, Scenery and Industrial Resources. Illustrated.
Edition: First edition.
Toronto: Warwick & Sons, 1887. Blue pictorial bevel edge cloth stamped in black, gilt and blind. pp , 2, 190, (191)-217, business directory (ads) for Port Arthur + colour folding map at front + 2 lithographed views. Full-page woodcut illustration in ads, illustrations in text including a full-page diagram. No errata slip.The two lithographed plates are titled "Sketch of Beaver Mountain Silver Mining Location. Near Port Arthur. Looking West From Magazine At Foot of Hill" and "Reduction Works On Silver Creek. Beaver Mine. Looking North". The author, a civil engineer and topographical surveyor, was employed as a land valuator and inspector for the C.P.R., and also examined and reported on mining locations in northern Ontario. Morley p. 42. The map, of the mineral district, north shore of LakeSuperior. is often lacking and some copies may have been issued without it. This map has two small tears, else in excellent condition. Book has minor rubbing to spine ends and outer corners; the map has caused offset browing to the adjacent front blank and title leaf; else a fine, bright copy. Most uncommon in this nice condition. An excellent Canadian mining item.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover