Pikes Peak Guide 1859 (8 numbers in the series of 1859 guides)
Place Published: [Denver]
Date Published: 
Edition: Facsimile editions
Book Id: 40702
SIGNED. Facsimile guides housed in seven thin card boxes with wood patterned paper. The guides, the maps within in them, and the boxes are all in very good condition. Published with fold-out descriptions written by Nolie Mumey and LeRoy Hafen. Includes the following facsimile guides: 2- Traveler's Guide to the New Gold Mines in Kansas and Nebraska, With a Description of the Shortest and most Direct Route from Chicago to Pike's Peak & Cherry Creek Gold Mines (Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad); 6- The Gold Mines of Kansas and Nebraska (S.R. Olmstead); 7- Guide to the New Gold Region of Western Kansas and Nebraska, with Table of Distances and an Accurate Map (John W. Oliver); 11- Allen's Guide Book and Map to the Gold Fields of Kansas & Nebraska and Great Salt Lake City (O. Allen); 13- Guide to the Gold Mines of Kansas: Containing an Accurate and Reliable Map of the Most direct Railroad Routes from the Atlantic Cities to the farthest point west now reached by Railroad Communication, via Hannibal & St. Joe R.R., and from thence to the Gold Mines (Pratt & Hunt); 14- Complete Guide to the Gold Districts of Kansas & Nebraska (Pease & Cole); 17- Map of the Guide to the Kansas Gold Region (Dr. J. W. Reed); 18- Pacific Railroad of Missouri. The Old Established and Most Reliable Route to Kansas, Nebraska, and All Points on the Missouri River. The Most Direct Route to the Newly Discovered Gold Fields of Pike's Peak & Cherry Creek. It is important to note that the stamps, designating the number issued within the limited edition, vary. Number 2 (#394), Numbers 6 and 7 (#18), Number 11 (#310), Number 14 (#101), Number 17 (#260), Number 18 (#396). No number stamp is present on the Pratt & Hunt Guide.
Nolie Mumey has signed the Traveler's Guide (Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad).