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Auction 161, Lot 803

"The American Lawyer, and Business-Man's Form Book…", Beadle, D. W.

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1852 (published)


Color: Black & White

5 x 7.7 inches
12.7 x 19.6 cm

This is the second edition with an 1852 publication date on the title page. It contains 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, but also Louisiana and a nice Texas. 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. Quarter leather over pictorial paper boards, 12vo, 359pp.


Condition: B

Scattered foxing throughout. Covers are loose and almost separated from text block. Moderate to heavy soiling on covers.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $65

Closed on 2/8/2017