PRAIRIE FARMING IN AMERICA. WITH NOTES BY THE WAY ON CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859. 130,[2]pp. Original printed wrappers. Nearly half of spine perished, splitting at front joint, wrappers soiled. Contemporary ownership signature on front wrapper and titlepage. Internally clean. Good. Item #WRCAM30544

James Caird (1816-92) was an agriculturalist and member of the British Parliament. This volume was the result of a tour he undertook in 1859 through Canada and the American Midwest. Much of the volume is devoted to Illinois, though Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio receive a fairly thorough treatment. The portion on Canada provoked some resentment. HOWES C19. SABIN 9854.

Price: $400.00