First edition. 8vo. Printed wrappers, 30 pp., frontispiece [Birds-eye view (9" x 19") of Hot Springs], and 17 1/2" x 38" foldout of Hot Springs, Ark. Plan of Springs and Supply Pipes and Other Improvements on Hot Springs Mountain. Both foldouts are in fine condition. Hot Springs National Park is a United States National Park located in Garland County, Arkansas, adjacent to the city of Hot Springs which is also the county seat. Hot Springs Reservation was originally established by an act of Congress in 1832, to be preserved for future recreation. It was established before the concept of a national park existed, and it was the first time that a piece of land had been set aside by the United States Government to preserve its use as an area for recreation. Lightly chipped on the rear cover else near fine, bright and clean copy. A very scarce piece of Americana housed in an imitation leather clamshell case with titles stamped in gilt on the spine.
Inventory Number: 45560