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    Important Work on Idaho

    John. L[yle]. Campbell. Idaho: Six Months in the New Gold Diggings. The Emigrant's Guide Overland. Itinerary of the Routes, Features of the Country. New York: Published by J. L. Campbell, 1864. First edition. Octavo. [1-4], [5]-52, 53-64 advertisements. Map. Illustrated, some hand-colored. Publisher's printed wrappers. Front wrapper partially detached; rear wrapper lacking; front wrapper with chips and small areas of loss at the edges; contemporary owner's signature at the top of the front wrapper; contents with light to occasionally moderate scattered foxing, else a very good copy. Sold in a custom case.

    "Undoubtedly the original pamphlet was more an advertising vehicle than a bona fide guidebook, and there may be more variants issued by Campbell or others." (Wagner-Camp).

    References: Howes C97; Sabin 10253; Wagner-Camp 398:1.


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