The Great Diamond Hoax and other stirring incidents in the life of Asbury Harpending

By: Harpending, Asbury

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Volume # 10 of the Western Frontier Library Series, 211pgs, illustrations. The Great Diamond Hoax of the early 1870's also known as the Diamond Mine Swindle, is one of the more exotic episodes in western history. Before it was exposed as a f raud, the salting down operation netted its sponsors at least $600,000 on an investment of $35,000. Many of this country's leading financial and commercial personalities were taken in.

Title: The Great Diamond Hoax and other stirring incidents in the life of Asbury Harpending

Author Name: Harpending, Asbury

Categories: Cowboys, The West,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1958

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Type: Book

Seller ID: 014563

Keywords: western americana, mining, swindle, west