This fine condition paperback would have been rated new but for light edgewear. Text block as NEW. First edition. 6 x 9", 14 Chapters, Notes, Bibliography + Index. Has a few b/w photographs scattered throughout. 347 p. Nearly new copies are very, very hard to find and very expensive. Fine gift copy.
Very Good + in None, as issued jacket. Reno, Nevada, University of Nevada Press, 1983, first edition. Scarce, clean, tight trade softcover. Very slight shelf wear. From 1861 to 1905 Senator William M. Stewart played a major role in shaping Nevada's legal and political future. His achievements and his dark ambition and ruthless power-seeking side are both examined in this book. He was considered a leading Comstock attorney on mining law and a senior counsel in the Pious Fund Case before the first Hague Tribunal. He was also part of several mining stock promotions and scandals and bribes.
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