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Cuban traveler in the Rocky Mountains  

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El Colorado: Excursiones por las Montañas Rocallosas

Rivero, Nicolás

Habana [Havana, Cuba]

Imp. Avisador comercial



123, [4] pp. Prologue by D. Juan Bances Conde. With 15 plates from photographs. 18.5x11 cm (7¼x4½"), modern cloth, original wrappers bound in. First Edition.

Travels by a Cuban through the Rocky Mountains, with notes on New Orleans, Saint Luis, Denver, Silver Plume, Texas, Gunison, Colorado Spring, American circuses, Utah, trains, etc.  Includes photographs of Denver, Leadville, Salt Lake City, and various scenic wonders, among them the Mount of the Holy Cross. OCLC/WorldCat lists only three copies, at Denver Public Library, the Library of Congress, and Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Internationale in Spain

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Three wormholes penetrate the original wrappers and text block, with a fourth worm giving up after the first 18 pages; very good.

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