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    "First Book Printed at Laramie"

    [J. K. Jeffrey, Board of Immigration]. The Territory of Wyoming. Its History, Soil, Climate, Resources, Etc.. Laramie City: Daily Sentinel Print, December 1874. First edition. Small quarto. Cloth-backed marbled paper covered boards with gilt title on spine. Ex-library. Boards light rubbed, small corner bumps. Public library ink stamps on title page, first page and last page; few small pencil numbers in margins. Title page with a small paper lift and partially erased numbers near the upper margin. Small stain on fore-edge with minimal affect to inner pages. Light edge wear with corner bends. Small vertical tear in lower margin of pages 15/16. Light smudging and soiling on first and last few pages. Very good.

    "The final page shows a list of Territorial Officers among whom J.K. Jeffrey is listed as Commissioner of Immigration. Pages 49-83: 'letters taken from the London Field ... from the graphic pen of Mr. E.A. Curley, one of the special correspondents of that paper in America...'" - Graff 2203. "First book printed at Laramie" - Howe 78.


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    "First book printed at Laramie" - Howe 78.

    "The final page shows a list of Territorial Officers among whom J.K. Jeffrey is listed as Commissioner of Immigration. Pages 49-83: 'letters taken from the London Field ... from the graphic pen of Mr. E.A. Curley, one of the special correspondents of that paper in America...'" - Graff 2203.



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    15th Thursday
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