Lot 92 of 627:
Rare handbook of Colorado 1897  

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A Hand Book of Colorado: Burlington Route (wrapper title)



[Poole Bros.]



56 pp. With 12 full-page illustrations from photographs; 3 maps, 1 of them folding. (oblong 12mo) 10.3x13.7 cm. (4x5½"), wrappers.

Scarce guide to Colorado, with short descriptions of many cities, towns and districts, listing the activities and lodging available, etc. A number of the communities are noted as having golf links, and there is a photograph of the course at Colorado Springs. The map measures 19x24.7 cm. The volume is undated, but with the map dated 1897; OCLC/WorldCat lists 6 copies, 2 of them dated 1897, 4 with date given as 1902.

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Just a little rubbing to wrappers, spine with neat repairs; very good.

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