Lot 210 of 222:
The History of Illinois - Discovery to 1844  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$36
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The History of Illinois, From Its Discovery and Settlement, To The Present Time
Author:
Brown, Henry
Place:
New York
Publisher:
J. Winchester, New World Press
Date:
1844
Description:

8vo. [1], 492pp., [10]pp advertisements, [1]. Large folding map. Text recased in more modern black cloth with title lettered in silver on spine. Newer front and rear end sheets.

According to Howes "Chronologically the first, intrinsically the worst, history of this state." Howes B 839; Sabin 8484.

Donated by David Hamilton and Ken Mallory, Stone Mt, GA.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light scattered foxing and toning to contents. Map has closed tears at the folds with very slight loss in fair condition. Verso of map has a paper repair.
 
Item number:
254986a
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