Lot 199 of 435:
Cuban traveler in the Rocky Mountains  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
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$300 - $500

Title:
El Colorado: Excursiones por las Montañas Rocallosas
Author:
Rivero, Nicolás
Place:
Habana [Havana, Cuba]
Publisher:
Imp. Avisador comercial
Date:
1905
Description:

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

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Three wormholes penetrate the original wrappers and text block, with a fourth worm giving up after the first 18 pages; very good.
 
Item number:
290427
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