New York: Geo. A. Crofutt, 1873.
Hardcover. Very Good. "Fifth Vol., Fourth Annual Revise." 224 pp, extensively illustrated with maps and plates, five folding and printed on both sides, with ads on the reverse. Original cloth, splitting along front joint, worn at corners. Map of Omaha detached and laid in, large colored map of the world split along one fold, with minor losses. All else sound and very good. One of the most popular of the many guidebooks available to tourists crossing the United States by rail, Crofutt's guide went through numerous editions and offered plentiful detail about the cities and towns along the route, as well as excellent images of western scenery. It includes historical information, description of the terrain, and details of attractions, lodging, recreational opportunities, and mining, agriculture, and other commercial activity.