[ARIZONA]. History of Arizona Territory Showing It's Resources and Advantages; with Illustrations Descriptive of its Scenery, Residences, Farms, Mines Mills, Hotels, Business Houses, Schools, Churches, &c. San Francisco: Wallace W. Elliott, 1884.

$ 35,000.00

4to., (13 4/8 x 10 2/8 inches). Folding coloured lithographed map loosely inserted (a bit browned at the edges), coloured lithographed map of the "Geological Formations in Arizona", and 62 lithographed plates. Original black roan backed black cloth, gilt and blind (worn).

First edition. A magnificently illustrated history of Arizona, from Spanish ownership to the 1880s. Detailing the topography, geography, geology, botany, zoology, and settlements, transport routes, biographical sketches of important citizens, schools, and 'pleasure resorts', all described and illustrated. Howes A310. Catalogued by Kate Hunter