Lot 198 of 455:
The States of the Great West, 1856  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The States and Territories of The Great West; Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota (sic), Kansas, and Nebraska
Author:
Ferris, Jacob
Place:
New York and Auburn
Publisher:
Miller, Orton, and Mulligan
Date:
1856
Description:

352, +[4] ad pp. Illustrated with full-page wood-engravings; folding lithographed map frontispiece with hand-coloring. (8vo) original blindstamped pale brown cloth, gilt cover vignette, spine gilt, yellow endpapers. First Edition. 

"The 'New Map of the Great West' shows railroads extending as far into Iowa as Iowa City, to Jefferson City in Missouri, and as far north as Fond du Lac in Wisconsin." (Wagner-Camp). Graff 1309; Sabin 24192; Wagner-Camp 274a (with 12 ad pages rather than 4).

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear and some faint staining to cloth; foxing to endpapers, small bookplate to front pastedown, light dampstaining to bottom corners of some leaves at front and rear, map with darkening to folds, some irregular creasing, small closed tear; very good.
 
Item number:
305261
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