Pictorial cover. Minor scuffing to front cover, some creasing in lower left portion of rear cover. This book chronicles the development of the copper mines of Ajo, Arizona from the 1700's to 1942, and focuses on the exploits of General John Campbell Greenway, who is widely credited as the driving force behind modern copper mining in Ajo. Well researched, with many B&W photos, maps and line drawings of the mines, district and town. 348 pages. View More...
Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1946
Edition: 1st Edition
Inscription: No Signature
Seller ID: 000264
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 209. Re-bound in light olive-green cloth with pasted title block on spine.Original soft cover page is soiled and age-spotted. Title Page is also age-spotted. First several pages have a 1" tear along lower right edge. Map pocket in rear is intact but detached. An excellent report on the geology, mineralogy and mines of the Ajo District, focusing on the New Cornelia Mine. 112 pages with a supplement, and 27 plates (10 in rear pocket), 12 figures and 8 tables. View More...