[Rishel's Routes] Official Tour Book of Utah State Automobile Association. Salt Lake Tribune Automobile Tour Book. Containing Twenty Thousand Miles of Automobile Highways in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming, Arizona and Colorado, covering all auto roads in that section of the Intermountain West of which Salt Lake City Is the natural Center

Salt Lake City, UT: Tribune Auto Tour Book, 1919. 186pp. Narrow octavo [23.5 cm] in flexible brown faux-leather with titles stamped in black on covers. Very light soiling to front board, very light loss of faux leather along front joint; front hinge cracked (but holding), interior clean and tight. A few short tears to folding map at rear. With Utah Oil Refinery bookmark laid in. Very good. Item #56774

Official Touring Guide of Utah. Forty-nine hand drawn maps internally and three larger maps: double-page index map at the front and a double-page map of Yellowstone at page 60. Large folding 'Clason's Guide Map of the State of Utah' bound in at the rear. Between 1917 and 1930. William "Bill" D. Rishel annually produced the 'Rishel's Routes'. Rishel was a champion of the automobile and was actively involved with the Utah State American Automobile Association. He timed Ab Jenkins on the Salt Flats and helped to map the Lincoln Highway from New York to California. Copies of 'Routes' are uncommon and rarely turn up in the market place.

Subtitle continued: "Detailed Logs of the Lincoln Highway, Midland Trail, Pike's Peak Route and Arrow Head Trail, Pershing Historical Highway passing through this section. The complete Salt Lake - Yellowstone Park and Salt Lake - Grand Canyon routes."

Price: $750.00

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