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    Signed by Thomas P. Janes
    Georgia's First Commissioner of Agriculture

    Thomas P. Janes. Hand-Book of the State of Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia: [Russell Brothers], 1876. Presentation label on front pastedown signed by "Thomas P. James" to "Maj J F Jones". Octavo. vii, [1], 256 pages. Loose folded hand-colored map in folder at rear, "Map of Georgia to Accompany the Hand Book of Georgia" by George Little and P.H. Mell Jr. (approximately 30 x 34.5 inches).

    Pebbled cloth with blind stamped rules and gilt "Georgia" on upper board, full title in gilt on spine. Binding rubbed and soiled, spine and board edges color faded. Front hinge cracked. Light pencil boxes and lines drawn on front blank preliminary page, previous owner's ink signature on rear fold, and small pencil bookseller's notes on both free endpapers. Map with fold and edge wear, fold separations with cellophane tape on verso. Pages with edge wear, few creases and corner bends, and foxing.


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