THE TEXAS AND PACIFIC RAILWAY. THE SHORTEST LINE TO THE GREAT COTTON GRAIN AND STOCK REGIONS OF TEXAS [cover title]; Geo. Noble, Gen'l Superintendent; R.W. Thompson, Jr., Gen'l Passenger & Ticket Agent.

St. Louis, (MO): Woodward, Tiernan & Hale, Printers for the railway, (1878). Promotional, map, and timetables. Broadsheet, 20 x 21 1/4 inches, folded to narrow 8vo, recto printing four panels of timetables and 12 panels of substantive promotional text for "Texas, the Garden State of America," and "Northern Texas! Its Soil, Climate, Products, and Resources," and an extract from the Constitution of the State of Texas relating to the homesteads of families, verso printing a "Geographically Correct Map of the State of Texas," in a light yellow-green, the railways boldly highlighted in black, with inset distance tables. Oval stamp of the Land and Emigration Agent Henry H. Hannon of Swan Creek, Ohio, near the map's cartouche. OCLC locates ten copies (Clements, Baylor, Dallas Public, SMU, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Texas-Austin, Texas-Arlington, Cincinnati/Hamilton Co. Public, Wyoming), seven in Texas; another edition was issued in 1880. Some small breaks at fold intersections, but a very good copy. Original illus. wrappers. (#7560). Item #59834

Price: $450.00

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