Publication: Rand, McNally & Co, n d (ca 1880), Chicago
First edition. 5 3/4" x 4" oblong, color, pictorial wrappers, 16 pp., black & white engraved view of the "Hotel Colfax at Colfax Springs, Iowa, 333 miles west of Chicago and 24 miles east of Des Moines, on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway." "Accommodations for three hundred and fifty guests. On the site of the famous Magnesium, Chalybeate and Colfax Mineral Springs. A sanitarium for invalids, and fashionable Summer Resort." Descriptive paragraphs about all the fishing grounds along the routes, mostly in Illinois and Iowa, with some mention of Missouri, Dakota, and Minnesota. Small agent's stamp at bottom of title page, light evidence of a fold crease to the front cover, else a near fine, bright, clean copy.
Inventory Number: 38887