LEGISLATURE OF MINNESOTA. NORTHWEST BRITISH AMERICA AND ITS RELATIONS TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA...PRINTED AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SESSION OF 1859-60
by Taylor, James W.
St. Paul: Newson, Moore, Foster and Company, Printers, 1860. 53,pp. Modern three-quarter morocco and cloth, spine gilt. Very good. Without the map, which was included only in some copies. The true first edition, printed as a supplement to the Journal of the House of Representatives, of this very rare report on boundary questions and possible rail links from Minnesota into the Canadian Northwest. "Streeter calls the paper a valuable report, resulting from Taylor's appointment in 1859 as an agent of the United States Treasury Department to investigate trade and transportation between the United States and Canada" - Wagner-Camp. Streeter had a copy of Wagner-Camp 365:2, which contains a map that did not appear in the first edition. Not in AMERICAN IMPRINTS INVENTORY for Minnesota. HOWES T56, "b." LOWTHER 124. WAGNER-CAMP 365:1. STREETER SALE 3731 (ref).
(Inventory #: WRCAM17813)
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.