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Exploring the American West... Front page map...
Item # 643399
January 23, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1865
* Mining the West
* Colorado map
The front page id dominated by a huge map headed: "THE SPECIE BASIS OF THE REPUBLIC--Map Showing the Parks of Colorado, Fringed with Auriferous Mountains--Central Position of the Isothermal Belt Around the Earth" plus over half of the first column is taken up with various heads concerning the magnificence of the American West, including: "Trip Beyond the Snowy Sierra and Around the Grand Golden Circle" "American Gold & Silver and the Grand Column of American Progress" "Immense Area for Future Imperial States" "Our New Gold & Silver Territories" "Colorado Luminous" "The Silver State of Nevada Ascending Brilliantly..." and much more (see).
The front page map shows from the Colorado/New Mexico border north to Denver & beyond.
Eight pages, a "2nd rate" issue with various archival mends at the spine & some folds, foxing & staining to portions more so to the back pg., wear at the horizontal fold. Offered at less than half the typical price.
Category: The Old West