San Francisco: Wallace W. Elliott & Co., Publishers, 1884. First edition. 322pp. Quarto [35 cm] Rebacked, with the original backstrip overlaid. Original brown cloth over boards stamped in gilt and blind. Marbled text block edges. Spine heavily rubbed. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Map plus 63 illustrated plates, one which is in color, and two of which are double-page. It is important to note that our copy has the original map [18 1/2" x 13 1/2"], in fine condition, laid in (Rand, McNally & Co., Publishers, 1884). Howes A310. Very good. Item #55062
This work has been divided into twenty-eight divisions, including Acquisition of Spanish Territory, Early expeditions through Arizona, First discovery of gold in Arizona, Civil War in Arizona, Forests and lumber business, Zoology of the Territory, Descriptions of each county and village, Botanical features of the Territory, Native Indian Tribes described, and Newspapers of the Territory.