Illinois in 1837.
by Mitchell, S. Augustus
S. Augustus Mitchel and by Grigg & Elliot,
First issue with the misspelling "animlas" in the subtitle. 143pp, folding map. Original paper covered boards, foxing, stain to upper corner of the pages becoming severe towards the end, hinges expertly reinforced. The map has minor foxing but is otherwise bright and crisp. The subtitle describes it: "A sketch descriptive of the situation, boundaries, face of the country, prominent districts, prairies, rivers, minerals, animals, agricultural production, public lands, plans of internal improvement, manufactures, &c. of the State of Illinois: also, suggestions to emigrants..." The folding map (15 x 12.5 inches) is titled Mitchell's map of Illinois Exhibiting its Internal Improvements, Counties, Towns, Roads &c." Printed in blue ink with some hand color (dated 1837). Howes M689.
Book Id: 22340