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    F. V. Hayden. The Great West: Its Attractions and Resources. Bloomington: 1880. First edition.

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    Prof. F. V. Hayden. The Great West: Its Attractions and Resources. Containing a Popular Description of the Marvelous Scenery, Physical Geography, Fossils, and Glaciers of This Wonderful Region; and the Recent Explorations in the Yellowstone Park, "The Wonderland of America," by Prof. F. V. Hayden, LL.D., Formerly United States Geologist. Also, Valuable Information to Travellers and Settlers Concerning Climate, Health, Mining, Husbandry, Education, the Indians, Mormonism, the Chinese; with the Homestead, Pre-emption, Land and Mining Laws by a Corps of Able Contributors. Handsomely Illustrated with Engravings and Maps. Bloomington, Ill.: Charles R. Brodix, 1880. First edition. 528 pages. Illustrated. Contemporary half-leather. Some rubbing, heavier on corners and spine. Boards showing at corners. All edges gilt, dulled. Minor stains on lower fore-edge. Marbled endpapers. Hinges broken. Light toning on sheets with occasional dust soiling. Gathering containing pp. 243-254 shaken. A good candidate for re-binding.



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