TIERRA PERFECTA, OR "PERFECT LAND" OF THE MISSION FATHERS. LOWER CALIFORNIA, THE PENINSULA, NOW OPEN TO COLONISTS.

[New York & San Diego: International Land Company of Mexico, 1887]. Elephant folio sheet, uncut, folded to 24 panels. Illustrations. Folds expertly reinforced with archival tape, affecting a couple of letters; lightly toned. Else Very Good. Housed in an attractive morocco box with gilt-lettered spine title.

An interesting promotional by the International Land Company of Mexico. Its lands "comprise the fertile district known as the northern or upper half of the peninsula of Lower California." The Company urges settlement and investment in Baja, touting its rich agricultural resources, local towns, and availability of steam transportation. Illustrations depict orange groves, banana plants, olive trees and a map of the Peninsula.
OCLC records several copies with dates suggested as 1886, 1887, and 1888. All are scarce. Item #31200

Price: $500.00

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