Lot 88: Gold Fields of Colorado 1896

PBA Galleries

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Lot 88: Author: Hooper, S.K.; Title: The Gold Fields of Colorado: A brief description of the various gold districts located on and contiguous to the line of the Denver & Rio Grande R.R.; Place Published: [Denver? Colo.]; Publisher: Passenger Dept., Denver & Rio Grande R.R.; Date Published: 1896; Description: [2], 78 pp. with 13 full-page illustrations from photographs; folding map. 19.5x14.8 cm (7¾x5¾"), original wrappers with raised lettering & decorations in gilt. First Edition.Captivating little overview of the gold mining areas of Colorado, with a nice selection of photographic illustations. The folding "Map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad System" includes most of Utah and Colorado and the northern part of New Mexico. Condition: Minor darkening/soiling to wrappers, very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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