Including a History of Monte Vista and the Surrounding Country, Covering Alamosa, Antonito, Manassa, Creede, La Jara, Del Norte, Conejos and Center. Edited by H. R. Fish.
Issued by The Monte Vista Journal, Monte Vista, Colorado, 1906.
Original illustrated green wrappers with a string-tied binding.
86 pages, profusely illustrated.
Numerous photographic illustrations of all the towns and developments involved in this publication.
“Publisher’s Notice: This Souvenir was originated for the purpose of setting forth the great resources and advantages of the San Luis Valley. To make a work of this kind a success, it was necessary to have almost the entire support of all business men in the Valley. That this support has been freely given can be seen by a glance over our pages. To those who have so liberally contributed to its support we wish to extend our thanks and trust that the Souvenir will be of advantage to them as well as the entire Valley.”
The Publisher of this Souvenir desires to extend his thanks to J. E. Crooks, Photographer of Monte Vista courtesies, as many of the half tones in this volume are the result of his handiwork also C. E. Rees and J. E. York.
Details and photographs of numerous businesses and businessmen, public institutions and churches.
Detailed “Map of the San Luis Valley” printed on two consecutive pages.
Many interior photographs of business establishments.
Condition: very good plus; some chipping to covers; conservation reinforcement to spine; a few pages with pencil notations.