Third annual excursion to Colorado and California. A fifty-nine days' trip of nearly 10,000 miles, for only $450.00, with all travelling and hotel expenses included. Three dates of departure from Boston, each party to be limited in numbers. First party to leave April 5, and to return June 2, 1883. Second party to leave April 12, and to return June 9, 1883. Third party to leave April 26, and to return June 23, 1883. Every arrangement first-class. A halt in Chicago; nine days among the mines and great natural wonders of Colorado; visits to the hot springs of Las Vegas, and the ancient city of Santa Fe, in New Mexico; Tucson; Arizona; Los Angeles and the orange groves of Southern California; San Francisco, Monterey, and all the chief points of interest on the Pacific Coast; Utah; Nevada; Wyoming; Kansas; Nebraska, etc. Carriage drives in the principal places. Supplementary excursion to the Yosemite Valley and the Big Tree Groves. Boston: James S. Adams, Printer, 299 Washington Street, n.d. . 11x14 cm, pp. [1-2] 3-80, original pictorial wrappers printed in light yellow and black, side stapled. First edition. Cover title reads: "Raymond's vacation excursions all travelling expenses included. Third annual spring tour to California[,] Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, etc. 1883. W. Raymond, I. A. Whitcomb, 240 Washington Street, Boston, Mass." The woodcut illustration on the rear cover is captioned: "Cañon of the Rio las Animas, Colorado. / (On the Denver and Rio Grande Railway.)" Not in Rocq (1970). Wrappers lightly worn at edges and a bit dusty, partial split along front wrapper fold repaired, a very good copy. (#166475).
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