Lot 81 of 541:
The Resources of the Rocky Mountains, 1883  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Resources of the Rocky Mountains, Being a Brief Description of the Mineral, Grazing, Agricultural and Timber Resources of Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and Dakota.

Author:
Farmer, E.J.

Place:
Cleveland

Publisher:
Leader Printing Company

Date:
1883

Description:

196 pp. Illustrated with 18 engraved plates (including frontispiece), a few text illustrations. (8vo) 20x13.5 cm (8x5½"), original dark brown blindstamped cloth. First Edition.

A work meant to promote emigration to the State of Colorado and territories of Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and the Dakotas. Included is a section on Yellowstone National Park (with illustrations). The book is especially strong on the virtues of industries such as mining and stock raising. The natural beauty and resources of the area are also emphasized. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear and soiling to binding, crease running down both front and back covers, a piece of card stock is affixed to the front paste down page to prevent bending, binding beginning to detach at rear of volume; foxing and toning to pages; very good.


 
Item number:
274169
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