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Denver Illustrated by Thomas L. Smith

Denver Illustrated

by Thomas L. Smith

Publication: Published by Thomas LSmith, Under the Authority of the Denver Real Estate and Stock Exchange, 1893, Denver

First edition. 8vo. Original color decorated wrappers, ix, [10] -88, xi-xvii [1] pp., illustrations from photographs, frontispiece [portrait], advertisements, plus two inserted slips. An illustrated pictorial tour and history of Denver, designed to entice settlers to the city. Indeed, this volume was issued under the auspices of the Denver Real Estate and Stock Exchange, and the two inserted slips are from realty and mortgage agents, as are many of the advertisements. The text includes a history of Denver by Mayor Platt Rogers, as well as articles on real estate, schools, hospitals, and manufactures. The photographically-derived illustrations include a panoramic view of the city, noteworthy public buildings, attractive homes, hotels, theatres, churches, the Chamberlin Observatory, and the "Columbine School." OCLC locates a total of ten copies. Covers lightly soiled, separation along the front hinge at the spine ends, interior clean, else a very good copy. Scarce.

Inventory Number: 43923

$595.00