Rocks in the road to fortune; or, The unsound side of mining

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Sinopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...to pay those rates." "But you have continued in accepting forty per cent. commission and also some bonus stock?" "Yes, I have continued to accept it because in the beginning I got in wrong, and I cannot change the system. I know of men other than myself in this business who realize that it is wrong. But, as I have said, we cannot help ourselves. The system has been started wrong, and I will explain why it has been so started. In the first place, the heavy commissions paid us have created an expensive system of flotation. The local agents in the smaller cities look upon us as grafters. They have an idea "That's natural. Each day the people are becoming more aware of the fact that fhere is no stability in the system of mine promotion by sensational promises and expensive publicity, that there are no results, that it is nothing but a system of promise and generality, that it is not mining. It is to the credit of the public that they have slowly commenced to realize that the way you raise money is unsound, and that forty per cent is a load that they do not themselves wish to carry, because they are carrying the load when the burden falls on the property in which they invest. Now, such being the case, why don't you take up the sound side of mine promotion, insist upon the absolute evidence of values, and turn down all of these propositions that offer you forty or fifty per cent commissions?" "But I am not a miner. I am not able by experience to discern whether these men are telling me the truth. I have my heavy expenses here. They offer these commissions and I naturally take them." "Do you ever consider the case? Do you know that in the history of mining there have never been four commercial mines made by that system?...

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Descripción ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Estado de conservación: NEW. Reprinted from 1908 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Original Publisher: New York, Gotham press 472 pages 472 pages. Nº de ref. de la librería 451950403

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Descripción ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Estado de conservación: NEW. Reprinted from 1908 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. Original Publisher: New York, Gotham Press 472 pages 472 pages. Nº de ref. de la librería 451950402

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Descripción 2016. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. 472 Lang:- eng, Pages 472, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1908]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería PB1111001182684

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Descripción 2016. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. 472 Lang:- eng, Pages 472, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1908]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería PB1111001182683

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Descripción 2016. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. 472 Lang:- eng, Pages 472, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1908]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería PB1111005214546

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Descripción 2016. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. 472 Lang:- eng, Pages 472, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1908]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería PB1111005214547

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Descripción Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 229 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from Rocks in the Road to Fortune: Or the Unsound Side of Mining It may be assumed that, to be successful in the practical side of mining, the operator must be of personal experience in many districts. There are few men better equipped to deal justly with the question of commercial mining than the author of Rocks in the Road to Fortune. That the reader may know that his experience has not been, and his knowledge is not, limited, we have compiled the salient points of his mining and public career covering nearly every district of importance in the United States and Mexico. The Gotham Press, having for many years published his works, is competent to write such a biography. Henry B. Clifford was born in Louisville, Ky., April 28, 1859. He is the nephew of the late Nathan Clifford, formerly Judge of the United States Supreme Court, and, in 1848, Minister to Mexico. He has inherited the democratic tendencies of his famous uncle. For many years Mr. Clifford has been a public advocate of mining, and addressed over 250,000 people upon the subject. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Nº de ref. de la librería AAV9781330160787

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Descripción 2016. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 472 Lang:- eng, Pages 472, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1908]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería 1111001182684

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Descripción 2016. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 472 Lang:- eng, Pages 472, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2016 with the help of original edition published long back[1908]. This book is in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería 1111001182683

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