CROFUTT’S GRIP-SACK GUIDE OF COLORADO: A Complete Encyclopedia of the State, Resources and Condensed Authentic Descriptions …
By George A. Crofutt
(the extraordinarily scarce)
VOLUME II — 1885. Omaha, Nebraska. The Overland Publishing Company. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1885, by The Overland Publishing Co., in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
Original supple brown cloth covers, illustrated. Contents: 174 pages, plus 6 pages of advertisements. Accompanied by a “New Sectional Map of Colorado,” expressly published for Croffut’s 1885 GRIP-SACK GUIDE OF COLORADO.
… Every City, Town, Village, Station, Post Office and Important Mining Camp in the State; Soda, Sulphur, Hot and Medicinal Springs; Summer, Health and Pleasure Resorts; The Mining, Stock Raising and Farming Interests.
Where to Hunt, Fish and View the Most Magnificent Scenery in the World.
Altitudes, Distances, Routes and Fares.
In fact it tells you What is Worth Seeing, Where to See It, Where to Go, How to Go, Where to Stop, and What It Costs.
With Maps and Illustrations.
PLUS: NEW SECTION MAP OF COLORADO, Expressly published for Crofutt’s Grip-Sack Guide of Colorado, 1885. Map dimensions: 33 inches by 25 inches; folded, as issued; illustrated advertisements on back of map. Map in very good plus condition.
Book in very good to very good plus condition. Some edgewear to supple cloth covers; spine ends lightly chipped; interior pages lightly edge-toned. Spine strong.
Numerous engravings throughout publication.