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Auction 195, Lot 230

"Mohawk-Hobbs Guides Old Oregon Trail and Yellowstone Park Loop Portland - Salt Lake - Denver",

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1930 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

8.3 x 3.5 inches
21.1 x 8.9 cm
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This novel early route and travel guide by H.F. Hobbs provides "definite routings over the best roads; to bring points of unusual interest to your attention; to save money for you; to make your trip more short, a constructive effort to serve you in a way that will gain your good-will for Mohawk." It describes the grade and type of road surfaces between points and locates and rates garages, hotels, and auto camps along the way. Includes “Profile and Surface Charts,” smaller inset maps and a full page map on the rear cover of the Old Oregon Trail. Guide No. 25. OCLC shows a single location for the 1920 first edition and no reference to this 2nd Edition.


Condition: A

Internally clean and bright. There is minor soiling to the paper wrappers.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 11/15/2023