ILLINOIS IN 1837; A SKETCH DESCRIPTIVE OF THE SITUATION, BOUNDARIES, FACE OF THE COUNTRY, PROMINENT DISTRICTS, PRAIRIES, RIVERS, MINERALS, ANIMALS, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIONS, PUBLIC LANDS, PLANS OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT, MANUFACTURES, &C., OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS; ALSO, SUGGESTIONS TO EMIGRANTS, SKETCHES OF THE COUNTIES, CITIES, AND PRINCIPAL TOWNS IN THE STATE; TOGETHER WITH A LETTER ON THE CULTIVATION OF THE PRAIRIES BY THE HON. H.L. ELLSWORTH; TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED THE LETTERS FROM A RAMBLER IN THE WEST.

Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1837. 8vo. 143, (1)pp. Folding map with hand-colored outline. Original cloth-backed printed boards (soiling & rubbing to boards). Scattered foxing, but a crisp copy. Item #37871

First edition, second issue ("animals" correctly spelled on title page). Howes M-689.

Price: $425.00

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