Marvels of the New West. A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the Vast Wonderland West of the Missouri River. Six Books in One Volume. Comprising Marvels of Nature, Marvels of Race, Marvels of Enterprise, Marvels of Mining, Marvels of Stock-Raising, and Marvels of Agriculture, Graphically and Truthfully Described

By: Thayer, William M.

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Bottom edge of front joint starting, smudge on front board, spine head and spine base lightly rubbed. 1888 Hard Cover. xxxvi, 715 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles, gilt depiction of Old Faithful on spine, gilt illustration of ancient cliff dwellings on front board, page ridges marbled, floral endpapers. Illustrated with over 355 engravings and maps. CONTENTS: Introduction; I. Marvels of Nature: Canons - Yellowstone National Park - Geysers - Yosemite Valley - Garden of the Gods - Monument Park - Miscellaneous; II. Marvels of Race: Cave-Dwellers - Cliff-Dwellers - Pueblos - Zunis - Moquis - Mexicans; III. Marvels of Enterprise: Railroads Over Mountains - Public Buildings - Growth of Colonies - The Pacific Slope - The Mormon Settlement - Railroad Kings; IV. Marvels of Mining; V. Marvels of Stock-Raising; VI. Marvels of Agriculture; Conclusion.

Title: Marvels of the New West. A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the Vast Wonderland West of the Missouri River. Six Books in One Volume. Comprising Marvels of Nature, Marvels of Race, Marvels of Enterprise, Marvels of Mining, Marvels of Stock-Raising, and Marvels of Agriculture, Graphically and Truthfully Described

Author: Thayer, William M.

Categories: Agricultural & Culinary, American, Americana,

Publisher: The Henry Bill Publishing Company: 1888

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2303472

Keywords: AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY AGRICULTURE NATURE RACE MINING ARCHAEOLOGY,