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A Reproduction of the Mural at the Great Falls International Airport, Montana, the painting depicts the arduous portage around the falls by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805. The Commission for the Mural was made possible by a grant from

By MONTANA - GREAT FALLS) Orduno, Robert (illus)

1984.. Color print, image 9 x 35 inches on sheet 20 x 40 inches, very good condition. This is number 58 of a limited edition of 450 signed in pencil by the artist Robert Orduno. Beneath the image are excerpts from Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, relating to the June 13th to June 29th 1805 period. .



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Nez Perces

By MONTANA) Stanly (illus)

Washington, D.C.. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approx. 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. Generally good condition with some foxing on upper margin. Plate XXXIII from the Report of the United States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR) - 47th and 49th Parallels. Lithographed by Sarony, Major & Knapp. These views from the Pacific Railroad survey were printed in 2 or 3 colors and most have a small pinhole at center of the lower border for registration of the colors. Printed in brown and gray tones. .



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Washed Out by the Floods - An Incident of Cabin Life in the West

By MONTANA - HOMESTEADING) Cary (illus)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 09-18 1875.. Single-page black and white wood engraving with modern hand-color, from Harper's Weekly of September 18, 1875; sheet size approx. 11 x 16 inches. Line of light soiling in lower margin just coming to edge of image, otherwise good condition. Accompanying text on separate sheet. "The scene is at Fort Peck, a wild, solitary settlement on the Missouri River, in the territory of Montana. The water rose six feet in twenty-four hours, and threatened to sweep every thing before it. The cabin was so near the bank that to save it whole was impossible, and the next best thing was to saw it in two. .



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The City of Omaha, Nebraska, and Its Architectural Features

By NEBRASKA - OMAHA) H.H. (illus). (?Hughson Hood?)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 02-10- 1889.. Double page black and white wood engraving from the supplement to Harper's Weekly February 10, 1889, consisting of nine partial page views, image 13 x 20 inches, centrefold as issued, eight binding holes (pinhead size), repaired tear at top centre margin just touching image. Eight small vignette images around the central image of "View of the City from the Tower of the Court-House." The smaller images are: Post-Office, Chamber of Commerce, Douglas County Court-House, Young Men's Christian Association Building, Brownell Hall, Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, Trinity Cathedral and High-School. Verso is text "The City of Omaha, Nebraska". .



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The City of Ouray, Colorado

By COLORADO - OURAY) Jackson, W.H. & Co. (from a photo by)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 06-08- 1889.. Double page wood engraving, image size 13 x 20 inches, centrefold as issued, from the supplement to Harper's Weekly of June 8, 1889. Illustration has 8 small holes, 4 on either side of the centrefold, from being bound in a rather unorthodox manner. Split at lower centrefold just to bottom of image. Two pages of accompanying text and in text illustrations on verso titled "Ouray, the Gem of the Rockies." This is the supplement section, featuring a double-page birds eye view of the town. When displayed on a black background the binding holes are scarcely noticeable. .



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Victor's Camp, Hell Gate Ronde

By MONTANA) Stanley, John M. (illus)

Washington, D.C.. Ca. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approx. 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8x 11 inches. Light foxing mostly to margins, generally good. Plate XXXI from the Report of the United States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR) - 47th and 49th Parallels. Lithographed by Sarony, Major & Knapp. These views from the Pacific Railroad survey were printed in 2 or 3 colors and most have a small pinhole at center of the lower border for registration of the colors. .



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Wagon Trains at Helena, Montana

By MONTANA - HELENA - WAGON TRAINS) Cary, W. M. (illus)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 02-02- 1878.. Single page b/w wood engraving, 9 x 13.5", very good condition: light smudge just entering upper right edge of image. .



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Colorado - The City of Denver, its Streets, Public Buildings, Churches and Private Residences

By COLORADO - DENVER) Stone & Co. (from a photo by)

Frank Leslie.. 08-13- 1887.. Double-page wood engraving, sheet size 16 x 22 inches, centrefold, from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of August 13, 1887. There are two folds at the centrefold, one with a 1/2 inch (archivally repaired) split, three very soft horizontal folds (not noticeable), couple of small areas of discoloration, but visually a clean bright image. There is one column of the related text on verso (incomplete). Twelve vignette views. A top centre is a birds eye view of the city, below is a view of Fourteenth Street; other views show various buildings including Tabor Grand Opera House, Union Depot and Arapahoe County Court-House. Frank Leslies's Illustrated Newspaper had a smaller distribution than Harper's Weekly, and so the views from it are scarcer. .


Dakota

By DAKOTAS)

Chicago.: Cram.. [ 1885]. Map, printed outline color, 18.5" x 12" including decorative border, centerfold, small splits at extremities of centerfold to 1/2 outside border, very good condition. Verso: Maps of Minnesota and North Carolina. From Cram's Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World. .


Fort Laramie. National Monument, Wyoming. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 20

By WYOMING) Hieb, David L

Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.. 1954.. Black and white illustrations and maps, 46 pp, 8vo,c olor pictorial wrappers (softbound). Very good condition. .


Missouri

By MISSOURI)

J. H. Colton.. Copyright 1855.. Map, handcolored, 12 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches including decorative border, on sheet 15 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches. Couple of small foxing spots in margin, a very attractive map with wide margins. Rail Roads, Common Roads and Canals are marked. Inset map (uncolored) of Vicinity of St. Louis. Plate 46. No text on verso. .



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View of the Clark's Fork and the Ridge of Mountains. South of the Flathead Lake, - Looking Eastward

By MONTANA) Sohon, G. (illus)

Washington, D.C.. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approx. 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8x 11 inches. Good condition with light foxing in margins. Plate LIV from the Report of the United States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR) - 47th and 49th Parallels. Lithographed by Sarony, Major & Knapp. These views from the Pacific Railroad survey were printed in 2 or 3 colors and most have a small pinhole at center of the lower border for registration of the colors. .



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Asher & Adams' Nebraska

By NEBRASKA)

Asher & Adams.. Copyright 1872.. Map, original handcolor, 15.75 x 22.5", centrefold. Good condition: light damp staining to margins ending outside image area, tiny dent in lower right area of map, little light soiling to lower margin and light foxing at lower left of the map area. A fascinating map of Nebraska with most of the western area not yet surveyed. .


This is Colorado. 1959 - 06 - 21

By COLORADO)

Denver, CO.: The Sunday Denver Post.. 06-21- 1959.. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white, 384 pages, 12 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Lower fore edge corner moderately creased throughout, soft overall creasing to front cover, moderate wear to extremities, interior clean. From Cover: "Special Centennial Magazine Section of the Denver Post - Voice of the Rocky Mountain Empire...Gold Rush Centennial Edition". .



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Official Railroad Map of Kansas, 1906

By KANSAS)

State Board of Railroad Commissioners.. 1906.. Map, printed outline color, 18 x 29 1/2 inches, folded as issued. 2 x 5 inch paper loss in lower margin just touching neat line at one point, couple of short edge tears one just entering the image, map itself is clean and bright. Legend in lower margin lists the railroads and express companies in Kansas. Unfortunately the marginal paper loss affects two columns of the railroad listing. The map is copyright 1901, by The J.N. Matthews Company, Buffalo, New York. .



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City of St. Louis

By MISSOURI) Warren, A.C. (illus)

New York.: D. Appleton.. nd. Ca. 1872.. Steel engraving, 5.5 x 9.25 inches on sheet approx. 9.5 x 13 inches. Image in very good condition: two tiny, faint spots of foxing in upper left, a little very light foxing to margins ending well outside image area, old adhesive traces on verso at corners not recto (front). Published for "Picturesque America". View of the river and sternwheelers with the city in the background . .


Dacotah Territory--Fort Thompson, on the Upper Missoiri River, Built for the Sioux and Winnebago Agency. Main Street, Vermilion, Dacotah Territory. Sioux Falls, Dacotah Territory. Broadway in Yankton, the Capital of Dacotah Territory

By DAKOTAS) Nairn, John and Armstrong, M. K. (illus)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 10-28- 1865.. Four partial-page views, b/w wood-engravings, on single sheet with text interspersed. Good condition: soft fold mark in middle, soiling to margins just entering top image. The descriptive text appears on the same page as the views, and is concluded on a separate sheet (in facsimile). .



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Clason's Guide to Denver with Map

By COLORADO - DENVER)

Denver.: The Clason Map Co.. Copyright 1911.. Booklet, LARGE COLOR FOLDING STREET MAP inside rear cover, black and white photo illustrations, 32 pp, street index, pictorial wrappers. Booklet and map in good condition: guide is loose within the covers; map has several small splits at folds inside image, few edge splits extending to neat line, very faint dampstaining to top right corner of folded map (scarcely noticeable). .



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Milk River and Panther Mountain

By MONTANA) Stanley, John M. (illus)

Washington, D.C.. Ca. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approx. 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8x 11 inches. Very light foxing to margins, generally very good. Plate XX from the Report of the United States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Surveys (USPRR) - 47th and 49th Parallels. Lithographed by J.Bien. These views from the Pacific Railroad survey were printed in 2 or 3 colors and most have a small pinhole at center of the lower border for registration of the colors. .



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Shooting Cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency

By SOUTH DAKOTA - NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS) Rogers, W.A. (illus)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 02-22- 1879.. Double page black and white wood engraving from Harper's Weekly February 22, 1879, image 13 x 20 inches, centrefold as issued, six tiny pinholes in image (binding holes), couple of small binding holes at centrefold outside of image, otherwise very good condition. The cattle shooting is taking place in the background; in the foreground are images of Indian life, including an adult making a small teppee for a child. .


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