THE SWITZERLAND OF AMERICA. A SUMMER VACATION IN THE PARK AND MOUNTAINS OF COLORADO. By Samuel Bowles, author of "Across the Continent." Springfield, Mass: Samuel Bowles & Company. New York: The American News Company. Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1869. 16.8x10.5 cm (12mo), pp. [i-iii] iv [v-vi]  8-166 [167-172: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, original terra cotta cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel ruled in blind, cream endpapers. First edition. This book and ACROSS THE CONTINENT (1865) were combined and published as OUR NEW WEST. RECORDS OF TRAVEL BETWEEN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND THE PACIFIC OCEAN (Hartford, Ct.: Hartford Publishing Company, 1869). Provenance: gift inscription in pencil on the front free endpaper: "E. G. Waite, Esq. / Kind Remembrances of / Mrs. J. D. Judah / Greenfield, Mass. / July, 1869." Mild rubbing to extremities of cloth, hairline crack along inner front hinge which is holding tight, a very good copy. (#168341).
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