Publication: Woodward & Tiernan Printing Co, nd (1891), St Louis
Third edition. 12mo. Original orange wrappers printed in black ink, 82  pp., illustrated, map. advertising. Issued by the general passenger department of the Missouri Pacific Railway. A general description of the state and its place in history is provided. Plus soil, rainfall, churches, schools, higher educational opportunities, newspapers, population and wealth, corn, wheat, oats, stock farming, wild flowers, orchards and vineyards, salt, lead and zinc, stone, brick and lime, coal, gas, hunting and fishing, cities, irrigation, etc. Views are offered of farms and ranches, parade grounds, city parks, etc. of various cities. Herd 1204 says "Issued by the Missouri Pacific Railway Company, this book appeared in many editions, though all are now rare." Prior to this copy the earliest edition of a similar booklet was a 13th edition and that was 15 years ago. Fine, clean copy with a fine folding map. An exceptional copy of a rare item.
Inventory Number: 32829