First English Edition. Adventure novel of John Stuart Webster, mining engineer, and his involvement in a Mexican mine claim. Set partially in California. Basis for a lost 1918 American silent romance film directed by Oscar Apfel and produced by Paralta Plays. It starred J. Warren Kerrigan and Lois Wilson, A scarce edition of this cheaply produced book. Very Good, some drip spots to cloth, first page signature a bit loose, in Very Good dustjacket.