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Montana. Exhibit At The World's Fair And A Description Of The Various Resources Of The State ... Mining, Agriculture And Stock-Growing The State Board Of World'S Fair Managers

Montana. Exhibit At The World's Fair And A Description Of The Various Resources Of The State ... Mining, Agriculture And Stock-Growing

The State Board Of World'S Fair Managers

Publication: Butte Inter Mountain Print, 1893, Butte

7" x 4 3/4" pictorial wrappers with text print in blue ink. 64 p.p. "The exhibit is a fair index of the resources of one of the youngest States in the Sisterhood. Offers information on the history of the state, the discovery of gold, Montana's topography and climate, mining, the Placer mines, quartz mining, iron, coal, sapphires and rubies. The agriculture section discusses barley, wheat, oats, irrigation and dairying. Stock-Growing includes sheep husbandry and horses. In addition, information on schools, taxation, religion, etc. Numerous informative charts throughout the booklet to include charts depicting values of various metals, charts offering names of farmers along with acres and which crops raised by each, charts depicting school salaries, numbers of students and teachers, etc. Light tanning to and with tiny chip missing from bottom of front wrapper else a very good copy. Much important information about the opportunities in Montana.

Inventory Number: 35603

$265.00