Chicago: South and West Land Company, . 15pp. Quarto. Original green printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers lightly faded, light soiling and wear. Minor internal soiling, some rust from staples, leaves loosening. About very good. Item #1791
Promotional work for the South and West Land Company with a map of the railroad routes spreading out across Kansas to northern Texas. Statistics are given as to the climate, soil, precipitation, and the wealth of agriculture in the region. The work is illustrated with half tones of scenes in the countryside including cattle, crops, and farming. The work outlines the advantages of homesteading in Texas -- its fine schools, the lost cost of land, the advantages of the location, and the beauty of the countryside. Five copies located in OCLC, all in Texas institutions.