Chicago: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, 1915. 1st. Original wraps. First Edition thus. 8vo.  pp. Photographic reproductions of various sites and buildings around California; color illustrations.  pp. fold-out with facts about the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco and the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego and 8 photographic reproductions of various buildings. Map showing train routes for the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway; list of Passenger Representatives. Color pictorial staple-bound wrappers with gold gilt title embossed; a fine copy (slight rubbing) of an uncommon California promotional brochure - only 1 copy located in on-line institutions, not in Rocq. Item #16959
Each page features a photograph of California's beautiful scenery; charming buildings and more; each photograph is framed with a charming color illustration. One of the more attractive and well-designed early pieces of California promotional advertising produced. This particular publication highlights the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco and the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego.