Anderson, Alex B. The Silver Country Or The Great Southwest: A Review of the Mineral and Other Wealth, the Attractions and Material Development of the Former Kingdom of New Spain, Comprising Mexico and the Mexican Cessions to the United States in 1848 and 1853. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1877. Octavo, pp. 221, folded colored map of the western US.
The work is complete and in the original green cloth with ruled black borders, black vignette on cover and gilt spine titles and brown end sheets. The binding is tight and clean, very minor shelf scuffing, text is very clean, owner’s small penned signature on end sheet with 1878 date. In very good condition.
Anderson provides a enthusiastic description of the silver and gold wealth in Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico, California, Utah and southern and western Colorado.