PORTLAND OREGON, The Metropolis of the Pacific Northwest. A. T. Hawley.
PORTLAND OREGON, The Metropolis of the Pacific Northwest.
PORTLAND OREGON, The Metropolis of the Pacific Northwest.

PORTLAND OREGON, The Metropolis of the Pacific Northwest.

Portland Oregon: Published by the Oregon Immigration Board. Printed by "The West Shore." [1888]. 1st printing (Soliday I, 1059). Not in Smith, PNW Americana. OCLC shows 9 institutional holdings. Unpaginated, though 24 pp (including wrappers). Text dual column. Illustrated. Cut to p. 2. 6 pages with 2 duo-tone images per [full] page. Fold-out color-lithographed panoramic view of Portland, by C. L. Smith. 10-7/8" x 8-1/2". Original printed paper wrappers, sewn. Lithographed images to each, with rear wrapper depicting images of the Post Office & Kamm's Building. Piece now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. General wear & soiling to wrappers. 'Ticket Agt' stamp to top margin of front wrapper & in field of upper image on rear wrapper. A VG copy of a rare PNW item. Item #34425

Promotional brochure issued to lure settlers to the "third richest city in the world in proportion of the wealth to per capita of population," with the city, established in 1851, having ~50,000 residents at the time of issuance.

Price: $1,500.00

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