Tampico, Tamps., Mexico: Atascador Land Company (Printed by Maverick-Clarke Litho Co., San. Antonio, Texas), 1910. Pamphlet. Folio, paper, staplebound, 9" x 7". 32 unnumbered pages. Several pages detached but present. A promotional booklet for "Atascador: The American Farmer's Opportunity", offering large lots of arable land (cleared jungle), in 50-acre minimum parcels for anywhere between $12.50 and $25.00 per acre. Selling points were of course the cost of the land, its attractiveness and solidity as an investment which would then undergo cultivation for a good return. The land would be worked by Mexican peasants. Staining with some tidelines, throughout. Many photographs. Includes five pages of subscribers, their home cities, and how many acres they purchased. Worldcat lists only one copy worldwide, and that copy is but 6 pages in length. Fair. Item #84858
"...In the aggregate several thousand acres have been cleared on the Atascador this season. Many of these tracts in heavy. jungle last February, n ow have a matured crop of corn in some instances harvesting sixty bushels to the acre....the investment is one that the purchaser can easily get an immediate return from and when these lands by placing in cultivation can be made to produce the first season Fifty ($50.00) dollars to sixty ($60.00 dollars U.S. Currency per acre and the original purchase is but $12.50 to $25.00 an acre, good business judgment should rule in placing them into a producing condition as quickly as possible..."