Lot 54: With first view of Colorado Springs, slightly reduced

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:23


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Lot 54: Author: Palmer, William Jackson Title: De la Colonisation du Colorado et du Nouveau-Mexique Place Published: Paris Publisher: Typographie Lahure Date Published: 1874 Description: [6], 82, [1] pp. Folding lithographed plate ("Vue de Colorado Springs" 26x33 cm including key and vignette views at bottom). (4to) 27.8x17.8 cm (11x7"), original blue printed wrappers. First Edition. Rare promotional work aimed at attracting French capitalists to the region, with emphasis on the railroads. Wrappers a little soiled, a little dog-eared along with some of the text; very good, partially unopened. Provenance: Maggs, 11/92. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $3000-5000
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