A Map of Montana Whereon is Depicted and Inscribed the Pioneer History of The Land of Shining Mountains. (Map title: Montana. A one page history dedicated to the Old Timers).
Shope, Irvin (illus).
Montana State Highway Department. 1937.
Black and white pictorial / pictographic map, approximately 15 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches on sheet 17 x 22 inches, folded to 8 1/2 x 11 inches, text and black and white illustrations on verso. Light toning to covers, light edgewear and a few spots of foxing to left edge (outside image area), 3/4 inch split to left fold end; overall very good condition. Irvin Shope's iconic map of Montana, showing trails including "Lewis and Clark's route West", Lewis's return route and Clark's return route, "Custer's Last March to the Little Big Horn", "Retreat of Chief Joseph's Nez Perces", etc. Pictographs represent animals, historical events, etc. "A Tabloid History of Montana" on verso by Bob Fletcher. Cover illustration is signed and dated in the image 1937 by Irvin Shope (as printed). Item #47745