Lot 277 of 541:
Dana's Garden of the World, 1856  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Garden of the World, or the Great West; Its History; Its Wealth; Its Natural Advantages; and Its Future. Also Comprising a Complete Guide to Emigrants, with a Full Description of the Different Routes Westward. By an Old Settler

Author:
[Dana, Charles W.]

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Wentworth & Co.

Date:
1856

Description:

7,  [1], 13-396 pp. Wood engraved plates. 18.2x11.5 cm (7¼x4½,"), original blindstamped brown cloth, rebacked with original spine cloth laid on, gilt spine title, new endpapers,. First Edition.

A sort of gazetteer of points West (when the West began in Ohio) including information on some of the settlement companies that offered services and assistance to emigrants. Cowan, p.155; Graff 995; Sabin 26603; Wagner-Camp 297a:1.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Wear to corners, some foxing within, about very good.


 
Item number:
273148
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