Dubuque: Nonpareil Job Printing and Publishing House, 1858. 40pp. Two frontispieces plus in-text illustrations. Modern half morocco and cloth, original rear wrapper bound in. Head of spine chipped. Leaves tanned. Small cancelled library stamp on verso of titlepage. Else quite good. Item #WRCAM27345
One of several versions of this pamphlet, all issued in 1858. This issue has a handsome view of Dubuque as its frontispiece instead of the folding map found in another issue. The illustrations include the Ward School House and the Dubuque Female Seminary. With advice on acquiring lands in northern Iowa, homesteading, stock raising, fruit growing, value of lands, railroads, etc. GRAFF 1163. HOWES I72. MOFFIT 359. SABIN 35029.