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    [J. Calvin Smith]. The Western Tourist and Emigrant's Guide Through the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin, and the Territories of Minesota, Missouri, and Nebraska: Being an Accurate and Concise Description of Each State and Territory; and Containing the Routes and Distances on the Great Lines of Travel. Accompanied with a Large and Minute Map, Exhibiting the Township Lines of the United States' Surveys, the Boundaries of Counties, and the Position of Cities, Villages and Settlements, Etc., Etc. New York: J. H. Colton, 1853. Later edition. 89, 24 ad pages. 1 folding map (25.75 x 21.75 inches). Original brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on front cover. Edges speckled. Boards slightly bowed, some rubbing and extremity wear on covers, minor loss to cloth on head and tail of spine. Previous owner's ink signature on front pastedown with pencil signatures on front pastedown. Dampstaining on lower half of textblock as well as upper margins. Foxing and light toning. Large 6 inch fold separations on center horizontal folding crease of folding map, cellophane tape repairs on recto and verso to multiple tears on lower half with the largest repair measuring 7 inches. Good.

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    June, 2016
    11th Saturday
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