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

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The States and Territories of The Great West; Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minesota (sic), Kansas, and Nebraska

Ferris, Jacob

New York and Auburn

Miller, Orton, and Mulligan



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

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.

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