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"A Royal Record"
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"A Royal Record"

By 1884 KANSAS LAND GRANT MAP)

Topeka, Kansas (?): Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road.. 1884.. Folded brochure 8 ¼ x 3 ¾ inches opening to sheet 16 ½ x 30 inches featuring two maps, the largest 10 ¼ x 19 inches depicting the state of Kansas and the rail line of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rail Road, with shaded areas on both sides of the line indicating Land Grant availability. Text on front cover of folded brochure states: "Kansas, first in corn, first in wheat, first in the hearts of the stock raiser. Latest returns from the great Arkansas Valley, reached via the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe RR." A circular chart indicates the region’s key crops: corn, hay, and wheat, while column after column of text promotes the regions agricultural promise. Brochure extends an invitation to prospective settlers, touting: "Land Explorers round trip tickets good for 40 days." An unusual and informative ephemeral item promoting westward immigration for farmers and cattlemen. Good clean condition. .

$235.00

Map of the State Highways of Colorado.
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Map of the State Highways of Colorado.

By COLORADO - VINTAGE COLOR ROADMAP)

Denver, Colorado.: State Highway Department.. 1931.. 1931 folded road map of Colorado, 9 x 4 inches, unfolding to sheet 18 x 24 inches. Map is color coded to indicate types of roads: "Graded," "Surfaced," "Oil Process Surfacing," and Paved. Numbered highways are show with National Forests depicted in green and National Parks and Monuments in red. One section on verso provides "Maps Showing Connecting Routes Through the Cities in Colorado." Roadmap illustrated with photographic scenic views and, on front cover, a variant of the state seal. Very light soiling bottom right of front cover, otherwise excellent clean condition. Evidently never used. .

$115.00

Map of the Oklahoma Country in the Indian Territory.
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Map of the Oklahoma Country in the Indian Territory.

By OKLAHOMA - NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBES)

Chicago.: Geo. F. Cram Co.. [ 1889].. Map, 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Very good condition - soft crease at left edge, tiny spot at upper right margin. The Cimarron River and the Canadian River run across the map, old roads and cattle trails are marked along with the location of Indian Tribes (Cheyennes and Arraphahoes noted to the west, Pottawatomie, Kickapoos, Iowas, Sac & Fox, Pawnees to the east. .

$45.00

Historic Silver City.
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Historic Silver City.

By IOWA PIONEER HISTORY) Adams, Mildretta.

Homedale, Idaho.: Owyhee Press.. 6th printing, revised edition.. 1969.. Photo-illustrated history of Silver City, Idaho. Full title "Historic Silver City the Story of the Owyhees." The Owyhee Plateau and the county bearing that name are located in the southwest corner of Idaho with Oregon on the western border and Nevada on the southern border. It was settled by gold seekers in the 1860s and has a compelling history as chronicled by author Mildretta Adams. Very good clean condition. A valuable book chronicling settlement of the region by immigrants of European heritage. .

$35.00

Souvenir of the Wonders of Arizona.

By ARIZONA)

Chicago.: Curt Teich & Company. No date. Ca. 1918.. Postcard folder, 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches, unfolding to double-sided sheets featuring 9 color views on each side. Emphasis on the Hopi, Apache, Navajo Indian population, Mexican immigrants, and scenic wonders of the state. Dating based on population figures given in text on the covers of the folder. Very good clean condition; one cent postage called for if mailed. An attractive ephemeral item from nearly 100 years ago. .

$28.00

The Ferris Wheel at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, 1904.
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The Ferris Wheel at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, 1904.

By MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS / WORLD'S FAIR)

Louisiana Purchase Exposition.. 1904.. Pamphlet, 6 1/4 x 3 1/8 inches, unfolding to color map, 9 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches. Light edge wear and faint soiling to covers; very good condition The pamphlet cover features a photographic image of the ferris wheel, while the back extols the night ride on the wheel: "see the magnificent electrical illumination, forming as beautiful a spectacle as the eye cares to behold." Inside is a detailed color map showing the grounds of the St. Louis World's Fair, "The best place to see the Fair is from the top of the FERRIS WHEEL". Verso includes historical information about the Ferris Wheel. .

$125.00

Official Railroad Map of Kansas, 1906
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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. .

$55.00

Pocket Map of Iowa.  (Map title: Map of Iowa).
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Pocket Map of Iowa. (Map title: Map of Iowa).

By IOWA)

Des Moines, Iowa.: Capital Insurance Company.. Ca. 1900.. Color map, 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches (23 x 31 cm), folding into decorative stiff card wrapper, 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches. Map in fine condition, cover has a few chips and small tears at edges. Map is "Revised and Copyrighted by Kenyon Printing & Mfg. Co...Copyright Oct. 1900." .

$75.00

Welcome to Nebraska.
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Welcome to Nebraska.

By NEBRASKA)

Nebraska Advertising Commission.. Copyright 1941.. Pamphlet, 9 x 4 inches unfolding to color pictorial map, 9 x 18 inches on sheet size 12 x 18 inches, text on verso. Light soiling to cover panels, otherwise very good condition. Charming pictorial map with cities, rivers, Indian Reservations, Recreation Grounds, etc, are named along with little pictographs indicating the industries and activities of the area. Verso includes a list of places of interest to visit. .

$85.00

Shooting Cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency
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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. .

$125.00

A Souvenir of Lawrence, Kansas, 1898, Containing Numerous Fine Half-tone Illustrations and Descriptive Matter Reflective of the City and County
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A Souvenir of Lawrence, Kansas, 1898, Containing Numerous Fine Half-tone Illustrations and Descriptive Matter Reflective of the City and County

By KANSAS - LAWRENCE) Caldwell, E.F

Lawrence, Kansas.: E. F. Caldwell.. 1898.. Black and white photo illustrations, unpaginated (approximately 1/2 inch thick), 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, silver lettered embossed green cloth covered boards (hardbound). Covers lightly worn and a trifle soiled; interior very good, 1 inch paper loss to corner of single page (outside text and images), occasional faint soiling, poem "Kansas" has been glued onto front paste down. Filled with images of important buildings, city views of Lawrence, and portraits of prominent citizens. Sections include: "Lawrence, A City of Homes", The City Government, Lawrence Public Schools, The University of Kansas, Haskell Institute, Lawrence Churches, etc. .

$165.00

Camas Prairie of the Pend D'Oreilles Indians in the Rocky Mountains, - Looking Southward
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Camas Prairie of the Pend D'Oreilles Indians in the Rocky Mountains, - Looking Southward

By MONTANA) Sohon, G. (illus)

Washington, D.C.. Ca. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approx. 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8x 11 inches. Moderate foxing mostly in margins, generally good. Plate LIII 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. .

$35.00

Hardships of Travel in Colorado
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Hardships of Travel in Colorado

By COLORADO)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 09-03- 1881.. Wood engraving on single sheet from Harper's Weekly magazine of September 3, 1881, image 12 x 8 3/4 inches on sheet 16 x 11 inches. Very good condition (couple of tiny tears on lower edge well outside text). Beneath the image is a two column description "Rough Life in Colorado" which explains that "the scene of the illustrations on this page lies near the border of the Middle Park, Colorado, which is walled in by the Front of Snowy Range of the Rocky Mountains on the east, and on the west by the Park Mountains." .

$25.00

Crossing the Hellgate River May 5th 1854
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Crossing the Hellgate River May 5th 1854

By MONTANA / IDAHO) Sohon, G. (illus)

Washington, D.C.. Ca. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approximately 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. Foxing in outer margins (mainly outside image area), otherwise good condition. Plate LVI 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. .

$35.00

Rand McNally Standard Map of Oklahoma
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Rand McNally Standard Map of Oklahoma

By OKLAHOMA)

Rand McNally.. No date. Ca. 1910s.. Map, printed color, 19 x 26 inches on sheet 21 1/2 x 28 inches, centerfold as issued. 2 inch split at lower centerfold, some toning to edges and verso; very good. Includes small inset map of the western portion of Oklahoma. Approximately 24 Oklahoma Railroads are listed in red at the lower left of the map. Rand McNally Black and White Mileage Map of Oklahoma on verso of one sheet. Scale Statute Miles, 13 = 1 inch. From the Commercial Atlas of America. .

$45.00

Bisbee Arizona
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Bisbee Arizona

By ARIZONA - PROMOTIONAL BOOKLET)

Bisbee, Arizona.: Bisbee Chamber of Commerce.. No date. Ca. 1936.. Promotional booklet (including verso of paper wraps), black and white photo illustrations, 10pp, 9 x 4 inches, folded as issued. "As New", near fine condition. An interesting promotional booklet touting "America's Most Southern Mile High City." Numerous accolades are lavished on Bisbee: "Motorists entering Bisbee declare that it resembles an Alpine Village"; further, Bisbee is "free from the congestion, din, nerve strain and dirt of the average large community," offering "Outdoor comfort all year." The "colorful and romantic associations of mining and ranching" are to be had in abundance, for "Bisbee [is the] capital of a vast domestic mining empire" and "Cochise County has the largest cattle census of any county in Arizona." Even more enticing is the invitation to "Enjoy first hand the thrills and romance of this glorious Border Wonderland," for "Old Mexico [is] just six miles from Bisbee over an all paved route." For those seeking a respite from Wonderland, the booklet notes that Brisbee is served by the "Southern Pacific main line [with] three passenger trains daily each way." .

$65.00

The City of St. Louis Missouri. The City of Chicago Illinois
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The City of St. Louis Missouri. The City of Chicago Illinois

By MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS - ST LOUIS - CHICAGO - CITY PLAN)

J. H. Colton.. Copyright 1855.. Two hand colored maps (each approx 11 x 7 inches), 12.5 x 15.5 inches including decorative border, on one sheet, very good condition: little light soiling in upper margin ending well outside image area, extremely soft crease in middle not visible from the front. The Chicago city plan predates the 1871 Chicago fire. .

$95.00

Butte de Morale
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Butte de Morale

By MONTANA?) Stanley, John M. (illus)

Washington, D.C.. Ca. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approx. 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8x 11 inches. Generally very good. Plate XIII 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. .

$35.00

Mormonism Unveiled; or The Life and Confessions of the Late Mormon Bishop, John D. Lee; (Written by Himself) embracing a History of Mormonism from its Inception down to the Present Time, with an Exposition of the Secret History, Signs, Symbols and Crimes
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Mormonism Unveiled; or The Life and Confessions of the Late Mormon Bishop, John D. Lee; (Written by Himself) embracing a History of Mormonism from its Inception down to the Present Time, with an Exposition of the Secret History, Signs, Symbols and Crimes

By UTAH - MORMONS)

New York.: Bryan, Brand & Company.. 1878.. Black and white illustrations, 406pp + [1 page ads], 8 1/2 x 6 inches, gilt-embossed decorative cloth-covered boards. Considerable wear to extremities with bumped corners and some loss of cloth at head and tail of spine. Neat pen name on front paste-down. Some light soiling to interior, occasional creasing at corners of sheets. This edition includes the Appendix Life of Brigham Young. The last (unpaginated) sheet has full page advertisements for the books "The Commonwealth of Missouri" and "Noted Guerillas." .

$445.00

Johnson's Iowa and Nebraska
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Johnson's Iowa and Nebraska

By IOWA / NEBRASKA)

New York.: A. J. Johnson.. Copyright 1864. [ 1869].. Map with original handcolor, 16.75 x 23 " including decorative border, centerfold. Generally good condition: light damp staining at edges scarcely noticeable from the front of the map, very short split at lower edge of centrefold. .

$65.00

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