GAZETTEER OF ILLINOIS, IN THREE PARTS: CONTAINING A GENERAL VIEW OF THE STATE; A GENERAL VIEW OF EACH COUNTY; AND A PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF EACH TOWN, SETTLEMENT, STREAM, PRAIRIE, BOTTOM, BLUFF, ETC. - ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED
1834 · Jacksonville [IL]
by Peck, John M.
Jacksonville [IL]: R. Goudy, 1834. viii, 376pp. Lightly age-toned, with a couple of margin rubberstamps, but a Very Good text in its original sheep, with a rather brittle and chipped spine, gilt-lettered morocco spine label.
Byrd notes, "Much of the information for this work was gathered as a result of Peck's extensive travel over the state and from personal interviews with citizens familiar with their counties of residence." And "his descriptions and observations are almost entirely drawn from personal experience" [Graff].
FIRST EDITION. Byrd 191. Howes P170. Graff 3232. Buck 278. (Inventory #: 24331)