Publication: The Exploitation and Industrial Burea of the New Seattle Chamber of Commerce, 1912, Seattle
9.5" x 6.5" color pictorial wrappers. foreword, 68 pages including wrappers, illustrations. Inside front cover are two color engravings, both nature scenes; one of Seattle in the winter and the other in summer. Inside rear cover is a full-page color engraving with a depiction of Chief Seattle in a cameo inset, a very general map of the area. Brief information on history, climate and general. Numerous black and white photographs as well as discussions about of various areas to include the business district, government buildings, various clubs, theaters, the library, churches, schools, parks, roads, Mount Ranier, Snoqualmie Falls, various available activities, lumber, docks, shipbuilding, transportation, agriculture, festivals, etc. Scenes along the Alaskan Coast, along the Inside Passage, Puget Sound, etc. Wrappers are lightly soiled and worn with rubbing at spine and extremities. 1" closed tear to rear wrapper and last page as well as center 3 pages loose from staples. Very good. Wonderful photographs with much interesting information.
Inventory Number: 36539