"The Picturesque West has a total of 556 pages which are papers from writer 'Henry Llewellyn Williams'. Excerpt from The Picturesque West: Our Western Empire Beyond the Mississippi; Containing the Most Complete Description, From Official and Other Authentic Sources, of the Geography, Geology, and Natural History, the Climate, Soil, Agriculture, and the Mineral Products Leaving Alaska out of the question, as a mere dependency, the remainder of Our Western Empire comprises 24 of latitude and 36 of longitude, having a breadth of nearly miles from east to west, and a length from north to south of miles, with an area of square miles. The whole of Europe except Russia, including the great German Empire, the austro-hungarian Empire, the Republic of France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, the Kingdoms of Turkey, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, and the minor States and principalities, have in all only an area of square miles, about I four-fifths of\ Our Western Empire exclusive of Alaska, or including it, less than three-fifths. Its population is of course much less than that of the larger European States, though somewhat greater than that of the Brazilian Empire, and increasing at a rate never equalled in the world's history. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. 2017-10-22 time of publication of the book, [-Forgotten Books-]"