"The American Lawyer, and Business-Man's Form Book…", Beadle, D. W.
Subject: Miscellaneous Books
Period: 1851 (published)
Color: Black & White
5 x 7.8 inches
12.7 x 19.8 cm
This is the uncommon first edition with numerous double-page maps, each printed on a separate page. The map "Utah New Mexico and California" shows a huge Gold Region with important rivers named including the Feather and American. There are numerous other state maps, mostly from east of the Mississippi River, and it also includes Louisiana and a nice Texas map. The map of the United States shows Oregon Territory, a large Nebraska Territory (encompassing present-day Montana, Wyoming and Colorado), and an extremely large Indian Territory. Pictorial paper boards, 8vo, half-leather, 359 pp.
Upper third of spine is gone. The covers have very light staining at bottom and some soiling, but are generally sound. Signatures are tight, and the pages have light scattered foxing.