THE HISTORY OF ILLINOIS, FROM ITS FIRST DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT, TO THE PRESENT TIME.

New York. 1844. x,492pp. plus large folding map and [8]pp. of advertisements. Original blindstamped cloth. Spine silked and still rather shaky, extremities frayed and worn, quite heavy foxing, small tear in map. Else a good copy. Item #WRCAM21843

The handsome detailed folding map by J. Calvin Smith is dated 1844 and was published by J.M. Colton. It shows Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin and Iowa. "Chronologically the first, intrinsically the worst, history of this state" - Howes. HOWES B839. GRAFF 421.

Price: $500.00

First History of Illinois