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    1872 The Traveler's Guide and Oregon Railroad Gazetteer. Published monthly by L. Samuel, General Advertising Agent, Portland and printed by Himes & Bachelder, Portland. 4.5" x 7", ninety-six pages, printed wraps, several engraved illustrations throughout. An incredibly detailed travel guide "For Free Distribution, Daily, on Railways, Streamers and Stages, Throughout Oregon and Washington Territory". The booklet contains information on stops and fares for stages, the railroad, and steamships, and illustrations of various points of interest in the territory. Throughout there are extraordinary advertisements for hotels, newspapers, outfitters, hardware stores and dry goods establishments. There are also full page ads for two of the West's most prominent and important photographers, C. E. Watkins and his Yosemite Art Gallery and Isaiah West Tabor's San Francisco Art and Photography Gallery. Some discoloration, small chips and closed tears, and creasing to the wraps, old repair to the spine, else internally sound and in very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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