DescriptionJacob Ferris. The States and Territories of The Great West; Including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, and Nebraska; Their Geography, History, Advantages, Resources, and Prospects; Comprising Their Local History, Institutions, and Laws. New York and Auburn: Miller, Orton, and Mulligan, 1856. First edition. Octavo. xii, -352 + 12 ad pages. Illustrated. 1 folding map. Original full cloth.
Condition: Some sunning and staining on covers, a bit of wrinkling to cloth on lower edge of front cover. Corners and extremities bumped with some wear. Minor loss on head and tail. Ink ownership signature on front free endpaper. Dampstaining on preliminary sheets, including folding map. Map with tears, creasing, cellophane tape repairs, and some fold separations. Very good internally.
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