Auction 150, Lot 767

"The Western World Guide and Hand-Book of Useful Information",

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1886 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

4.1 x 6.8 inches
10.4 x 17.3 cm

This small travel guide is similar in nature to Beadle’s The American Lawyer, and Business-Man's Form Book that was popular during the 1850s. It contains 49 maps for each state and territory along with a brief history. Includes other information relevant to the emigrant including government lands, postal laws and patent laws. 281 pp., hardbound in brown cloth with gilt title on front cover.


Condition: A

Maps and text are excellent with some pleasant faint toning. Covers and spine show typical wear.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $45

Closed on 9/17/2014