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    Southern Pacific Passenger Guides for California, Arizona, and Nevada, Circa 1907-1908, Lot of Ten. These informative resource booklets were issued by the Passenger Department of the Southern Pacific Company, San Francisco, California. The publisher indicates that they "have been prepared with great care from notes and data gathered by local agents with a special eye to fullness and accuracy". Each small handbook is uniform in size (4.75" x 6.5"), bound in pictorial wraps, most of them color, and filled with descriptive text, illustrations, photographs and maps. The titles include The Sacramento Valley of California by A. J. Wells, 1908, 96 pages, modest cockling to the paper throughout, else very good; The Inside Track: The Way Through the Wonderful Fruit and Flower Garden of Southern California, 1907, 24 pages, very good; Imperial Valley California, 1908, 37 pages, excellent condition; Eat California Fruit by One of the Eaters, 1908, 38 pages, slight damp cockling, else very good condition; The Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees of California by A. J. Wells, 1907, 64 pages, slight damp cockling, wraps detached but present and easily repaired, else very good; The San Joaquin Valley of California by A. J. Wells, 1908, 96 pages, modest damp stain throughout, else sound and in very good condition; The Klamath Country: Its Opportunities and Resources, circa 1908, 16 pages, minor damp cockling throughout, top edge of paper along the spine edge of the front wrap abraded, else very good; The New Arizona: Homes and Wealth for Out-of-Doors Folks by A. J. Wells, 1907, 80 pages, wraps detached but complete and easily repaired, slight damp stain to extreme top and bottom of pages, else very good; Government Lands in Nevada, circa 1908, 24 pages, ever-so-slight damp stain at the extreme top and bottom of pages, else very good, and The New Nevada: The Era of Irrigation and Opportunities by A. J. Wells, 1908, 59 pages, slight damp stain at the extreme top and bottom of pages, else very good.

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