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Portland, Oregon In 1900

Portland, Oregon In 1900


11" x 8" oblong green printed front wrapper along with a pictorial rear wrapper. 68pp. including wrappers. Advertisements. Index. Double column text. Numerous illustrations of buildings such as "The Portland Hotel," "Chamber of Commerce," "Hotel Perkins," "Willamette Iron And Steel Works," "Saint Helen's Hall" et. al. Included is a double panoramic view entitled "Bird's Eye View Of Portland, Oregon." "The object of this publication is to present to the world the advantages of Portland, Oregon, as a place to reside, as a place to engage in business, and as a place enjoying the requisite educational and social attributes necessary for the proper rearing of a family." Briefly describes the population, industries, Portland as a financial center, transportation facilities, mining center, points of interest, educational center, et. al. Perfect bound spine lightly sunned along with fore-edges of front and rear wrappers, light wear to top of spine and along bottom edge of rear wrapper, 2" closed tear to fore-edge of pages 51 & 52. Previous owner's stamp on title page, small paper clip mark at top of pages 1-3 else nice copy of an interesting booklet.

Inventory Number: 39608

$395.00