Publication: David Bartlett, 1901, New York
First edition. Oblong 16mo. Original purple printed wrappers, 62 pp., profusely illustrated. Issued by the North Dakota Pan-American Exposition Commission. Overview of North Dakota with information on its climate, gently-rolling land, its superior grains and grasses, farming, etc. Also contains sections on North Dakota homes, coal and clays, state institutions, schools and churches, and a nice section on the state's stock interests with illus. of [pg.30-36]: sheep & cattle ranches, a cowboy camp, wool train out-spanned for dinner, cattle on the stark county ranges. Other views include pictures of homes and ranches of prominent citizens, various churches and schools, several farming scenes, along with photos of Walhalla, Valley City, Devil's Lake Chautauqua Grounds, Cooperstown, Grand Forks, Fargo, Jamestown, Hankinson, Mayville, Lisbon, etc. Also homes and ranches of prominent citizens. A fine promotional piece for North Dakota. Missed by Adams' Herd. Fading to front wrapper edges along with light wear to the extremities. Very good copy.
Inventory Number: 32871