New York: J. H. Colton. Good. 1852. Hardcover. An early and detailed pocket map of Illinois. Black decoratively stamped binding with bright gilt imprint is heavily rubbed. The hand-colored map measures 41" x 28" and has light soil and several fold splits. Engraved by S. Stiles, New York. Two insets show the Alton and St. Louis region and the Galena lead district, and prairies, swamps, and railroads are marked. John Mason Peck, one of the map contributors, traveled Illinois as a Methodist preacher and wrote comprehensive early travel guides of the state. Only two copies from this year found on OCLC. ; 5 3/4" x 3 1/4" . (Inventory #: 011493)
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