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Appleton's handbook with maps 1871  

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Appletons' Hand-book of American Travel. Western Tour. Embracing Eighteen Through Routes to the West and Far West, Tours of the Great Lakes and Rivers, and Local Routes of the States of Ohio... Being a complete Guide to the Rocky Mountains, Yosemite Valley, Sierra Nevada, the Mining Regions of Utah, Nevada, Etc., and other famous localities; with full descriptive sketches of the Cities... With Maps and Diagrams

Appleton, D., and Co.

New York

D. Appleton and Co.



[10] ad, x, 315 + [6] ad pp. With 6 folding maps, 2 single-page maps in text. (8vo) 19x12.5 cm (7½x5"), flexible cloth lettered in gilt.

Guide to the American West just after the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The maps are:

  • Map to Accompany Appletons' Hand -Book of American Travel, Western Tour. Section East of Missouri River (3 insets). Hand-colored in outline. 39.5x68.5 cm. (Darkening, splits at some folds).
  • The City of Chicago Illinois. Hand-colored. 28x18 cm.
  •  The City of Cincinnati Ohio. Hand-colored. 18x28 cm.
  • The City of St. Louis Missouri. 18x28 cm.
  • Map of San Francisco. 19.6x12.5 cm.
  • Map of States & Territories, West of Missouri... Hand-colored in outline. 42.7x57.5 cm (Darkened along a fold with repair.)
  •  Map of Rail & Stage Routes to the Big Trees and Yosemite. Single-page.
  • Map of Yosemite Valley. Single-page.

Lot Amendments

Wear to binding, spine repaired; a few maps with edge chips and other wear; about very good.

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