Lot 97 of 522:
Pacific Coast and Trans-Continental RR Guide, 1871  

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The Alta California, Pacific Coast and Trans-Continental Rail-Road Guide...a minutely detailed Account of every City, Town, Railroad Station, Mining District, Mountain, Valley, Lake, River, Hunting and Fishing Ground along the Great Trans-Continental Rail

Fergusson, J.C., editor

San Francisco

Fred MacCrellish & Co.



8, [6], [xii], 293, [7] pp. Folding map of the Central Pacific and its connections, interleaved with printed advertisements on papers of various colors. Engraved views from photographs. 17.6x13 cm (7x5¼"), original cloth.

An early guidebook to the Transcontinental line supplying much-need information about California, "the place of greatest interest on the whole journey." 

Lot Amendments

Minuscule chips at head of somewhat faded spine, sunning with some soiling to boards; front hinge starting, binding cracked internally; sizable stubtear to map extending 1½" into image area; about very good.

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