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COLORADO: Its Resources, Parks & Prospects as a New Field for Emigration with an account of the Trenchara and Costilla Estates on the San Luis Park, 1869

William Blackmore

Published by Sampson Low, Son and Marston, 188 Fleet Street, English and Foreign, American and Colonial Booksellers, London, England, 1869
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Colorado Artifactual (Crested Butte, CO, U.S.A.)

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COLORADO: Its Resources, Parks & Prospects as a New Field for Emigration with an account of the Trenchara and Costilla Estates on the San Luis Park by William Blackmore , 1869. COMPLETE WITH ALL ORIGINAL MAPS. ONE PHOTOGRAPH: William Gilpin. London: Sampson Low, Son and Marston, 188 Fleet Street, English and Foreign, American and Colonial Booksellers, 1869, first edition. Original gold-printed green cloth covers; yellow end-papers with book inscribed by E. W. Pearson, London, to his brother, John Pearson, Liverpool, August 28, 1869. London: Printed by Ranken and Co., Drury House, St. Mary-Le-Strand. Book dimensions: 9¿ x 11¿; 217 pages. Albumen photograph of William Gilpin tipped onto frontispiece. Three wonderful and detailed foldout maps: 1) Map of the United States showing Proposed Railroad Routes to the Pacific Ocean (28¿ x21¿); 2) Map of Colorado embracing Central Gold Region drawn by Frederick J. Ebert under the direction of Governor William Gilpin, showing railroad and wagon routes (28¿ x 21¿); and, 3) Map of the Trenchara and Costilla Estates, forming the Sangre De Christo Grant situate in San Luis Valley, Colorado Territory, printed by Witherby & Co. Litho, Birch Lane (20¿ x 24¿). Dedicated to the Honorable William Gilpin, Founder and First Governor of Colorado, August 2, 1869. Condition: very good plus to near fine; only flaw is beginning of light split in front gutter of green cloth; clean and bright pages; excellent maps. ¿The following pages have been compiled with the view of giving reliable information to Emigrants and others, relative to the ¿Territory of Colorado,¿ in the United States of America, and which, in consequence of the recent completion of the Union Pacific Railroad, offers a new, accessible and desirable field for emigration. Bookseller Inventory # 000092

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Title: COLORADO: Its Resources, Parks & Prospects ...

Publisher: Sampson Low, Son and Marston, 188 Fleet Street, English and Foreign, American and Colonial Booksellers, London, England

Publication Date: 1869

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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