The Pacific tourist. Adams & Bishop's illustrated trans-continental guide of travel, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Containing full descriptions of railroad routes across the continent, all pleasure resorts and places of most noted scenery in the Far West, also of all cities, towns, villages, U. S. forts, springs, lakes, mountains, routes of summer travel, best localities for hunting, fishing, sporting, and enjoyment, with all needful information for the pleasure traveler, miner, settler, or business man. A complete traveler's guide of the Union and Central Pacific Railroads, and all points of business or pleasure travel to California, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Montana, the mines and mining of the territories, the lands of the Pacific Coast, the wonders of the Rocky Mountains, the scenery of the Sierra Nevadas, the Colorado mountains, the Big Trees, the Geysers, the Yosemite, and the Yellowstone. Frederick E. Shearer, editor. With special contributions by Prof. F. V. Hayden, Clarence King, Capt. Dutton, A. C. Peale, Joaquin Miller, and J. B. Davis. Illustrations by Thomas Moran, A. C. Warren, W. Snyder, F. Schell, H. W. Troy, A. Will. Engravings by Meeder & Chubb. Price, $1.50 railroad edition, flexible covers, 332 pp. $2.00 full cloth, stiff covers, 364 pp. New York: Adams & Bishop, Publishers, 1887. 23.2x16.5 cm, pp. [1-4: ads] [1-5] 6-372 [373-375: "index"] [376: "list of illustrations"] [377: ad] 378-380: blank] [first and last leaves used as front and rear paste-downs], woodcut illustrations, original flexible brown pebbled cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, no spine stamping, rear panel stamped in blind. Later edition, revised. The 1876 edition, The Pacific tourist. Williams' illustrated trans-continental guide of travel, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean ..., was edited by Henry T. Williams and was published by him in New York City. There were many later editions. The 1881 edition (New York: Adams & Bishop, 1881) through the last edition (1887?) were edited by Frederick E. Shearer. The stereotype plates are considerably worn, there appears to be no change from the 1886 edition (further research needed). Cowan (1933), pp. 686-687 (citing a later edition; 1881). Not in Rocq. Paher 2167 (citing a later edition; 1879). Cloth worn at spine ends and corners, several nicks and stains to cloth, a few small dog-ears to fore-edge corners, a very good copy. A nice copy overall. (#166437).
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