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

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
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...
Author:
[Smith, John Calvin]
Place:
New York
Publisher:
J.H. Colton
Date:
1850
Description:

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
Condition:
Some fading and staining to cloth; previous owners' signatures and inscriptions on first blank; several tape repairs to map; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306597
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