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WESTERN GUIDE BOOKS

 

HAND-BOOK TO KANSAS TERRITORY AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS' GOLD REGION, 1859

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Accompanied by Reliable Maps, By James Redpath and Richard J. Hinton.  New York: J.H. Colton, Publisher, 1859.  Original cloth binding, complete with all maps.

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And a Preliminary Treatise on the Pre-Emption Laws of the United States.

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177 pages, plus 1 page of advertisements in front and 5 pages of advertisements in back.

 

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Dimensions of book: 3-3/4 by 5-13/16 inches

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Three maps: two on the same sheet; one on a single sheet.  One sheet with two maps: 16-3/8 by 27 inches; color; upper section -- "Kansas and Nebraska, published by J.H. Colton & Co., New York; lower section -- "Nebraska and Kanzas, showing Pike's Peak and the Gold Region."

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Third map: "Military Map of parts of Kansas, Nebraska and Dakota by Lieut. G.K.Warren, Top. Engrs. from Explorations made by him in 1855, '56 & '57.  Exhibiting Routes reconnoured and surveyed by various other Government Officers.  J.H. Colton, New York.

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Overall condition: good plus to very good.  Covers show wear and fading.  Pages have some light foxing.  Maps are clean and bright; however, some hinges show light browning and have been professionally reinforced on back.  Specially made protective box.

Price: $15,250.00

 

CROFUTT'S GRIP-SACK GUIDE OF COLORADO, 1881

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A Complete Encyclopedia of the State: Resources and Condensed Authentic Descriptions of Every City, Town, Village, Station, Post Office and Important Mining Camp in the State; Soda, Sulphur, Hot and Medicinal Springs; Summer, Health and Pleasure Resorts; The Mining, Stock Raising and Farming Interests; Where to Hunt, Fish and View the Most Magnificent Scenery in the World.  Altitudes, Distances, Routes and Fares.  In fact it tells you What is Worth Seeing, Where to See It, Where to Go, How to Go, Where to Shop, and What it Costs.  Illustrated.  By George A. Crofutt.  Volume I, 1881.  Omaha, Nebraska: The Overland Publishing Company; Alvord & Co., Denver.  Original brown cloth binding; gold print on front cover.  183 pages, plus advertisements.  Illustrated with engravings.  Foldout Nell's Map of Colorado, 1881.  Cover is in good to very good condition.  Binding is strong.  Pages are clean and bright; generally in very good plus condition.  Map is in very good plus condition.

 

 

 

KANZAS AND NEBRASKA, 1854

 

The History, Geographical and Physical Characteristics, and Political Position of those Territories; An Account of the Emigrant Aid Companies and Directions to Emigrants.  By Edward E. Hale. With an Original Map from the Latest Authorities.  Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company.  New York: J.C. Derby.  1854, 1st edition.  Original embossed blue-cloth binding; gold print on spine; 256 pages, plus advertisements.  Very good plus condition.

 

 

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CROFUTT'S NEW OVERLAND TOURIST AND PACIFIC COAST GUIDE, 1880

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Containing a Condensed and Authentic Description of Over One Thousand Three Hundred Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations, Government Fort and Camps, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Sulphur, Soda and Hot Springs, Scenery, Watering Places, and Summer Resorts; Where To Look for and hunt the Buffalo, Antelope, Denver and other game; Trout Fishing, etc. etc.  In fact, to tell you what is worth seeing -- where to see it -- where to go -- how to go -- and whom to stop with while passing over the Union, Kansas, Central and Southern Pacific Railroads,  Their Branches and Connections, by Rail, Water and Stage, From Sunrise to Sunset, and Part of the Way Back; Through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, California and Arizona.  By Geo. A. Crofutt, 1880.  Omaha, Nebraska: The Overland Publishing Company; Herald Print, Omaha, Nebraska.  Original tan cloth binding with black print on front cover and spine; embossing on cloth covers; 18 folding plates; 282 pages.  Numerous engravings and maps.  Near fine condition.

Price: $275.00

 

 

CROFUTT'S NEW OVERLAND TOURIST AND PACIFIC COAST GUIDE, 1878 - 1879

 

Containing a Condensed and Authentic Description of Over One Thousand Three Hundred Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations, Government Fort and Camps, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Sulphur, Soda and Hot Springs, Scenery, Watering Places, and Summer Resorts; Where To Look for and hunt the Buffalo, Antelope, Denver and other game; Trout Fishing, etc. etc.  In fact, to tell you what is worth seeing -- where to see it -- where to go -- how to go -- and whom to stop with while passing over the Union, Kansas, Central and Southern Pacific Railroads, Their Branches and Connections, by Rail, Water and Stage, From Sunrise to Sunset, and Part of the Way Back; Through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, California and Arizona.  By Geo. A. Crofutt.  Volume 1 - 1878 - 9.  Omaha, Nebraska: The Overland Publishing Company.  Blakely & Brown, Printers, Chicago; Donohue & Henneberry, Binders.  Original flexible brown cloth binding; gold print on front cover; 18 folding plates; 322 pages, plus advertisements.  Numerous engravings and maps.  Very good condition.

Price: $275.00

 

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CROFUTT'S NEW OVERLAND TOURIST AND PACIFIC COAST GUIDE, 1878 - 1879

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Containing a Condensed and Authentic Description of Over One Thousand Three Hundred Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations, Government Fort and Camps, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Sulphur, Soda and Hot Springs, Scenery, Watering Places, and Summer Resorts; Where To Look for and

Price: $275.00

 

 

CROFUTT'S OVERLAND TOURS, 1889

 

Consisting of Over Six Thousand Miles of Main Tours, and Three Thousand Miles of Side Tours. Also Six Thousand Miles by Stage and Water. Descriptive - Illustrated.  By Geo. A. Crofutt.  Chicago - Philadelphia: H.J. Smith & Co., Publishers, 1889.  Sold Wholesale and Retail by Barkalow Bros., Railway News Agents, Omaha, Nebraska; Union Depots in Denver, Cheyenne, Ogden and Portland; comprising the Union Pacific, Oregon Railway & Navigation, and the Denver & Rio Grande systems.  Original green cloth binding; gold print on front cover; 264 pages; engravings throughout publication.  Large foldout colored map.  Very good plus condition.

Price: $250.00

 

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CROFUTT'S TRANS-CONTINENTAL TOURIST'S GUIDE, 1872

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Containing a Condensed and Authentic Description of Over Five Hundred Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations, Government Fort and Camps, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Sulphur, Soda and Hot Springs, Scenery, Watering Places, and Summer Resorts; Where To Look for and hunt the Buffalo, Antelope, Denver and other game; Trout Fishing, etc. etc.  In fact, to tell you what is worth seeing -- where to see it -- where to go -- how to go -- and whom to stop with while passing over the Union Pacific Railroad, Central Pacific Railroad of Cal., Their Branches and Connections, by Rail, Water and Stage, From the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.  Illustrated.  Fourth Volume, Third Annual Revise.  By Geo. A. Crofutt, Publisher, New York.  1872.  Original black cloth binding; gold print on front cover; 1 folding plate; 224 pages, plus advertisements.  Numerous engravings and plate maps.  5 large foldout maps.  Very good plus condition.  

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THE PACIFIC TOURIST.

J.R. BOWMAN'S ILLUSTRATED TRANS-CONTINENTAL GUIDE OF TRAVEL

FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN

Containing Full Descriptions of Railroad Routes Across the Continent, All Pleasure Resorts and Places of Most Noted Scenery in the Far West, Also of All Cities, Towns, Villages, U.S. Forts, Springs, Lakes, Mountains Routes of Summer Travel, Best Localities for Hunting, Fishing, Sporting and Enjoyment, with all Needful Information for the Pleasure Traveler, Miner, Settler and Business Man.  A Complete Traveler's Guide of The Union and Central Pacific Railroads, and all points of business or pleasure travel to California, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Montana, The Mines and Mining of the Territories, The Lands of the Pacific Coast, The Wonders of the Rocky Mountains, the Scenery of the Sierra Nevadas, The Colorado Mountains, The Big Trees, The Geysers, The Yosemite, and the Yellowstone.

Frederick E. Shearer, Editor

With special contributions by Prof. F.V. Hayden, Clarence King, Capt. Dutton, A.C. Peale, Joaquin Miller and J.B. Davis.  Illustrations by Thomas Moran, A.C. Warren, W. Snyder, F. Schell, H.W. Troy, A Will.  Engravings by Meeder & Chubb.  J.R. Bowman, Publisher: New York, 1882 - 83.  Original maroon embossed cloth binding; 372 pages, plus index and advertisements.  Numerous engravings.  Very good condition.

Price: $200.00

 

CROFUTT'S NEW OVERLAND TOURIST AND PACIFIC COAST GUIDE, 1883

 

Containing a Condensed and Authentic Description of Over One Thousand Three Hundred Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations, Government Fort and Camps, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Sulphur, Soda and Hot Springs, Scenery, Watering Places, and Summer Resorts; Where To Look for and hunt the Buffalo, Antelope, Denver and other game; Trout Fishing, etc. etc.  In fact, to tell you what is worth seeing -- where to see it -- where to go -- how to go -- and whom to stop with while passing over the Union, Kansas, Central and Southern Pacific Railroads, Their Branches and Connections, by Rail, Water and Stage, From Sunrise to Sunset, and Part of the Way Back; Through Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, California, Arizona and New Mexico.  By Geo. A. Crofutt, 1883.  Omaha, Nebraska and Denver, Col.: The Overland Publishing Company.  Original flexible green cloth binding; black print on front cover; 18 folding plates; 275 pages, plus advertisements.  Numerous engravings and maps.  Very good condition.

Price: $200.00

 

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FROM RIVER TO SEA;

A Tourists' and Miners' Guide, 1882

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From the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean via Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Chas S. Gleed, Editor.  Chicago: Rand,McNally & Co., 1882.  Original blue cloth covers with gold print on front cover; 240 pages, plus 16 pages of advertisements in back of book; numerous engravings throughout.  Condition: good plus to very good; some spine repair; interior pages bright and clean

Price: $150.00

 

 

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"... But never again as during that all too short period when he and I were one person, when the fulfilled future and the wistful past were mingled in a single gorgeous moment -- when life was literally a dream...."  F. Scott Fitzgerald, from 'Early Success,' The Crack Up, October 1937

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