1879 · Chicago, Illinois
by Crofutt, George A.
Chicago, Illinois: The Overland Publishing Company, 1879. Hardcover. Very Good+. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 7 7/8" x 5 1/2". Publisher's original brown cloth, stamped and ruled in black, spine gilt. Pp. [3 pages advertisements] [frontis] [title page] [4-5] 6-272  [1 page advertisement] + 18 foldout illustrations not included in the pagination. A densley packed and heavily illustrated late 19th century travel guide with dozens of illustrations and information on nearly 30 railroads, over 50 rivers, lakes and forts and several hundred cities. Mostly focusing on towns, cities and parks of Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, California, and Arizona. Fully indexed with lots of information on Utah, Salt Lake City, the Donner party and much more. A lovely copy, especially considering its intended use. Condition: Very good plus: bright boards showing light wear, mostly at edges and corners; pages bright and clean; one foldout split in two, another with a split at fold but holding. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Texas Booksellers Association and the Independent Online Booksellers Association and adhere to their rules of ethics. (Inventory #: 408)