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    Colton's Traveler and Tourist's Guide-Book Through the Western States and Territories... New York: 1856. First edition.

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    [J. H. Colton]. Colton's Traveler and Tourist's Guide-Book Through the Western States and Territories, Containing Brief Descriptions of Each, with the Routes and Distances on the Great Lines of Travel. Accompanied by a Map, Exhibiting the Township Lines of the U.S. Surveys, the Boundaries of Counties, Position of Cities, Villages, Settlements, Etc. New York: J. H. Colton and Company, 1856. First edition. Small twelvemo. 100, 37 [adv.] pages. 1 folding map affixed to pastedown. Original full cloth. Sunning on covers, extremity wear with boards showing at corners. Textblock bound upside-down. Light scattered foxing, heaviest on edges, preliminary and terminal sheets, and folding map. Some light dampstaining on all pages. Small tears on folding creases of map with a few cello-tape repairs on verso, as well as creasing on edges and some dust soiling. Good.



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