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"Denver and its Mountain Parks" plus "Rocky Mountain National Park & Estes Park Hotels"
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"Denver and its Mountain Parks" plus "Rocky Mountain National Park & Estes Park Hotels"

By COLORADO)

Denver, CO.: National Park/Estes Park Hotels.. No date. Ca. 1930s.. Tourist brochures: "Denver and its Mountain Parks" 9 x 4 inches, 16 pp. illustrated chiefly with photographs, although a centerfold illustration provides a map of Denver showing the "Mountain Parks" region and also "Rocky Mountain National Park." Text references the United States Mint, noting "5,846,500 pieces of money were coined here in 1931." Booklet in very good clean condition. The second brochure, dated 1939, advertises Rocky Mountain National Park & Estes Park Hotels, with much attention given to the Stanley Hotel and lesser coverage to several others--presumably less posh lodgings. Detailed 9 x 8 inch map of the region. Very good clean condition. Text on centerfold map of "Denver and its Mountain Parks" booklet touts "Scenic Thrills and Vacation Joys-all within A Few Hours ride from Denver." .

$38.00

A Hand Book of Colorado.
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A Hand Book of Colorado.

By COLORADO - 1897)

Omaha, Nebraska.: Passenger Department Burlington Route.. No date. Map is copyright 1897.. Booklet, illustrated throughout with black and white photo illustrations, folding map, 56pp, 5 1/2 x 4 inches, decorative paper wrappers. Folded map at rear unfolding to 8 x 10 1/2 inches (Copyright 1897 by Poole Bros., Chicago). Light wear to covers, overall very good condition. The booklet features Colorado vacation destinations arranged in alphabetical order. Listings provide information on miles from Denver, elevation, accommodations with prices, amenities, access from rail stations, etc. The publication observes "The hunter, the fisherman, the invalid and the mere lover of mountain grandeur will, at most places, find excellent accommodations at the same hotel." The small folding map at the rear, with Denver and Pueblo at the right edge, covers a good portion of the Rocky Mountains in great detail in a bird's eye view style. List of Burlington Route Publications at rear. A most interesting railroad publication encouraging tourism. .

$185.00

Broadmoor Cheyenne Mountain Highway. Super Scenic Trip of America.
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Broadmoor Cheyenne Mountain Highway. Super Scenic Trip of America.

By COLORADO - COLORADO SPRINGS)

No date. Ca. 1930.. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, black and white pictorial map on back cover, unpaginated (4pp), 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Light dampstain to lower left corner of inside back cover (not noticeable on the back cover map); good to very good condition. Fascinating piece of ephemera celebrating the engineering feat of the Cheyenne Mountain Highway built in 1925 with the Cheyenne Lodge at its high point (now the site of Broadmoor's Cloud Camp). Many black and white illustrations of Spiral Shelves, Hell gate, etc, with an attractive pictorial map showing the twists and turns of the "Super-Scenic Highway of the World". .

$75.00

Greetings from Montana  "Here's a Fun Map" Telling You All About This Place.  Map title: Bill Skacel's Cartoon Map of Montana.
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Greetings from Montana "Here's a Fun Map" Telling You All About This Place. Map title: Bill Skacel's Cartoon Map of Montana.

By MONTANA) Skacel, Bill (illus).

E.C. Kropp Company.. No date. Ca. 1946.. Pamphlet 6 x 4 inches unfolding to color pictorial map, 12 x 18 inches, color photo illustrations and text on verso. Light wear to folds with tiny pinhole size separations at fold intersections, overall very good condition. Comic map by Bill Skacel, with comic figures noting places of interest, historical information etc. Little "speech bubbles" are employed to humourous effect. .

$95.00

Souvenir of Duluth the Zenith City of the Unsalted Sea
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Souvenir of Duluth the Zenith City of the Unsalted Sea

By MINNESOTA - DULUTH)

Portland, Maine.: L. H. Nelson Company. No date. Ca. 1900.. Souvenir picture booklet with paper wraps, 9 3/4 x 8 inches, 32 pp. First page states "Published Exclusively for Panton & White Company" (a large Duluth Department Store that is pictured in the booklet). Free-end front-cover corners have dog-ear folds; small tears along top free edge of front cover repaired on verso with archival tape, very small v-shape tear to first page and verso view of Superior Street. Small spot in margin of first two view pages; other pages clean and bright. An uncommon souvenir item that makes Duluth appear prosperous and progressive. It's economic decline began in the 1950s when the high-grade ore mined in the vicinity gave out; the city is sometimes recognised as "Where the Rust Belt Began." Views in the album (none of which picture an automobile) include Superior Street looking East; Duluth Harbor and types of freight and passenger steamers; the Duluth Missabe Northern Ore Docks; the Wholesale District; Lyceum Theatre and Office Building; F.A.Patrick & Company Wholesale Dry Goods Building; the Spalding Hotel; the St.Louis Hotel and Torrey Building; the Reading Room of the Commercial Club and Interior of American Exchange Bank; the Duluth Public Library; Duluth Central High School Building; Representative Duluth Residences; Munger Terrace (modern apartment houses overlooking the harbor) and Chester Terrace (attached homes heated from one plant); the Duluth Boat Club and Northland Golf and Country Club; Duluth West End As Seen From the Boulevard; and much more. Overall condition is fair-plus, so far as front cover is concerned; contents, however, in good condition with issues noted. An uncommon publication. .

$68.00

Wyoming Highway Map 1952
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Wyoming Highway Map 1952

By WYOMING)

Cheyenne, Wyoming.: Wyoming State Highway Commission.. 1952.. Attractive color topographical map, 17 1/4 x 24 inches on sheet size 18 x 28 1/2 inches, folding as issued to pamphlet 3 1/2 x 9 inches. Very good condition, light wear to right edge of covers. Map is of particular interest in that it graphically depicts the topography of the state. In addition, sites of historical or commercial interest are noted on the map, with text in red calling attention to these locales. Verso of map features color photographs of Wyoming and a map of the Western United States in which Wyoming is placed in the context of the country as a whole. .

$45.00

Grand Canyon of the Colorado
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Grand Canyon of the Colorado

By COLORADO - GRAND CANYON - PHOTOGRAPH)

Los Angeles.: Putnam & Valentine.. No date. Ca. 1914.. Black and white photograph, 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Very good condition. "Putnam & Valentine, Photo, Los Angeles, Cal." printed on verso. .

$125.00

Through Wonderland. Yellowstone National Park.
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Through Wonderland. Yellowstone National Park.

By MONTANA - YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK)

St. Paul, Minn.: Northern Pacific.. No date. Ca. 1910.. Color and duo-toned photo illustrations bordered with decorative black and while illustrations, centerfold color bird's eye view map, 69pp, 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, gilt embossed color pictorial paper wrappers (softbound). Covers lightly worn; very good condition. A luxury publication issued by the Northern Pacific Railroad to encourage tourists to Yellowstone National Park. Map is dated 1910. .

$135.00

Victor's Camp, Hell Gate Ronde
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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. .

$40.00

The Upper Yellowstone Falls.
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The Upper Yellowstone Falls.

By WYOMING - YELLOWSTONE) Moran, Thomas (illus).

New York.: D. Appleton.. nd. Ca. 1873.. Steel engraving, 8.5 x 5.5 inches on sheet approx. 13 x 9.5 inches. Image in very good condition: light age toning and a few light spots of foxing ending well outside image area, a little very light soiling ending well outside image area. Published for "Picturesque America". A hiker contemplates the falls. Engraved by S.V. Hunt. .

$35.00

Souvenir Folding Post Card Greeley, Colorado
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Souvenir Folding Post Card Greeley, Colorado

By COLORADO - GREELEY)

Greeley, Colorado.: Tribune Publishing Company.. No date. Ca. 1910.. Mailing folder 4 x 5.5 inches containing eight photographic post cards folded accordion-style. One photo shows the "New Public Library," suggesting the 1910 date. On the verso of one photo panel is written "got 1944," evidently when the owner acquired the item. An interesting ephemeral collection of views of Greeley in the early 20th century; very good condition. .

$35.00

Electioneering in the Rocky Mountains (in complete edition of Harper's Weekly magazine)
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Electioneering in the Rocky Mountains (in complete edition of Harper's Weekly magazine)

By COLORADO / ELECTIONS / LABOR / FLORIDA) Mitchell, Alfred (illus)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 09-29- 1889.. Black and white wood engravings in a complete issue of Harper's Weekly of September 29 1888; sheet size approximately 11 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches. Binding holes in margins not affecting images, soft crease, A single page view of politics at work in a Rocky Mountain saloon; a single-page of Fever-Striken Jacksonville with views of St. Luke's and Sand Hills Hospitals; powerful pro-labor, anti-immigration (everything remains the same) front page illustration by W.A. Rogers with captions "American Labor pays War Taxes on all these articles for the sole Benefit of Trust, Monopoly & Co" (under illustration of household and work materials) and "Imported Duty Free, by Trust, Monopoly & Co. to compete with American Labor" under illustration of a foreign worker coming down a gangplank. .

$45.00

The City of Leadville, Colorado, and its Surroundings
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The City of Leadville, Colorado, and its Surroundings

By COLORADO - LEADVILLE)

New York.: Harper's Weekly.. 12-01- 1888.. Double page b/w wood engraving, in complete December 1, 1888 issue of newspaper, 13 1/4 x 19 3/4 inches, centerfold, very good condition: extremely soft crease across middle. This is the centerfold of a four page supplement to Harper's Weekly, with two pages of text and small black and white illustrations describing "The Modern Leadville". The double page bird's eye view of the town is taken from a photograph by W.H. Jackson & Co., Denver. .

$200.00

How to Get the Most Enjoyment From Your Vacation in Delightful Denver
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How to Get the Most Enjoyment From Your Vacation in Delightful Denver

By COLORADO - DENVER) Wolfinbarger, Harold (drawn by)

Denver, CO.: Denver Convention and Visitors Bureau.. No date. Ca. 1940s - 1950s?. Color pictorial map, 11 x 17 inches, folding to pamphlet 3 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, color illustrations on verso, very good condition. Decorative map names main thoroughfares, places to visit, suggested trips, golf courses and points of historic interest. .

$75.00

Coursing Cayotes in Montana
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Coursing Cayotes in Montana

By MONTANA)

Portland, OR.: L. Samuel - West Shore.. 10-05- 1889.. Color lithograph, cover illustration from the October 5, 1889 issue of West Shore magazine, image 7 x 6 3/4 inches on sheet size approximately 11 1/2 x 9 inches. Very good condition with very light creases to upper and lower edge and a few pin sized fox marks. This attractive color lithograph features two men on horses riding alongside a group dogs in fast pursuit. .

$65.00

Distribution of Goods to the Gros Ventres
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Distribution of Goods to the Gros Ventres

By NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS - MONTANA) Stanley, John M. (illus)

Washington, D.C.. Ca. 1860.. Tinted lithograph, image approx. 6 x 9 inches on sheet 8x 11 inches. Very good condition: tiny hole in title area. Plate XXI 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. .

$65.00

Montana - Clarke's Fork of the Columbia, Near Perma. / Hydraulic Mining in the Northwest
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Montana - Clarke's Fork of the Columbia, Near Perma. / Hydraulic Mining in the Northwest

By MONTANA - MINING)

Portland, OR.: L. Samuel - West Shore.. 1887.. Two-color lithographs, double-sided, images 5 x 8 inches on sheet size 6 1/2 x 10 inches. A couple of areas with light soiling, very good condition. This attractive lithograph published in West Shore magazine features a mountainous landscape in Montana. Verso features a scene of miners in a quarry. .

$65.00

Colorful Colorado.
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Colorful Colorado.

By COLORADO) Rice, O. (map illus).

Denver, CO.: Colorado State Highway Department.. 1947.. Brochure, opening to 17 x 22 inch color pictorial / pictographic map and then opening again to regular road map. Very good, stamps and address in ink on back cover. Colorful pictographic map by O. Rice. .

$45.00

The City of Ouray, Colorado
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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. .

$85.00

Map and Guide to Mesa Verde National Park. Follow the Scenic Southern Highway through the Rockies
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Map and Guide to Mesa Verde National Park. Follow the Scenic Southern Highway through the Rockies

By COLORADO - MESA VERDE)

No date. Ca. 1930s?. Brochure, 9 x 4 inches, unfolding to 9 x 16 inches. A few short edge tears, good condition. Includes two small black and white pictographic maps: "Location Map Mesa Verde National Park and the Scenic Southern Highways Across the Rockies" and Pictorial guide to the Center of Activities in Mesa Verde" along with information on what to see and do. .

$35.00

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