Lot 355 of 455:
Guide to Mid-West with map, 1850  

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The Western Tourist, or Emigrants Guide, through the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa and Wisconsin, and the Territories of Minesota (sic), Missouri and Nebraska. . . Accompanied with a large and minute Map...

[Smith, John Calvin]

New York

J.H. Colton



89, 16 ad pp. With hand-colored folding copper-engraved map at rear, 45x58 cm. plus decorative border. 6x3¾", original pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and blind.

Nice example of the Colton/Smith Guide. The brightly colored map covers Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, etc.; there is a small vignette view of a Mississippi River scene at the bottom. Howes S615

Lot Amendments

Some fading and staining to cloth; previous owners' signatures and inscriptions on first blank; several tape repairs to map; overall very good.

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