Vandalia: Robert Blackwell. Good. 1831. First Edition. Full-Leather. Eight bound issues of an early Illinois imprint, very rarely found outside institutional collections. Full-leather binding has wear in the form of mottling and rubbed and bumped corners and edges. Spine labels with gilt imprint are readable. Old ink marks on rear pastedown and text block edges, moderate foxing of pages, chips on a few pages of the January (No. IV) issue. (iv) , -192, -336, 49-576, 1-96. Issues are January, April, June, July, August, September, October, and November of 1831. James Hall (1793-1868) was an early attorney, judge, state treasurer, and writer in Illinois, where he settled in 1820. His notable writings included the History of the Indian Tribes of North America, written with Thomas McKenney, and several books and travel guides to the West. The Illinois Monthly Magazine topics range widely, covering Indian relations, emigrant accounts and advice, geology of Illinois, and the state of Europe, with short stories and poetry too. This early magazine ran from October 1830 to September 1832 and then became the Western Monthly Magazine. A very rare find. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall . (Inventory #: 011807)
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