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    Early Handbook of Stage and Steam Routes

    [Samuel Augustus Mitchell]. The Principal Stage, Steam-boat, and Canal Routes in the United States; with the Population of each State, and other statistical information: being an accompaniment to Mitchell's Traveller's Guide. Philadelphia: Published by Mitchell & Hinman, 1834.

    Small octavo. 96 pages.

    Attractive contemporary binding of ribbed green leather, lettered in gilt on the front cover "385 Stage Routes" and ruled in gilt on the spine. Binding rubbed and worn at the corners, endpapers and preliminary and terminal leaves with pencil writing and doodles and with ink signatures and stamps. Ink stamps and signatures to a couple other places in the text, including the title page. Unusual little handbook of routes with their mileage from this noted Philadelphia map publisher.


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