1831 1st ed Guide for Emigrants Missouri & Illinois Native American INDIANS Peck

PECK, John Mason

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John Mason Peck’s “Guide for Emigrants” is a fascinating and considerably valuable 19th-century guide emigrants moving westward through Missouri and Illinois. According to Buck, this work contains

“much first-hand information of unusual value”.

This work includes descriptions of important counties in the Midwest, notes on agriculture, as well as physical descriptions of the geography of Missouri and Illinois. Note that this work includes commentary on Native American Indian populations focusing on Choctaws, Creeks, Seminoles, and Sioux tribes.

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1831 1st ed Guide for Emigrants Missouri & Illinois Native American INDIANS Peck

 

John Mason Peck’s “Guide for Emigrants” is a fascinating and considerably valuable 19th-century guide emigrants moving westward through Missouri and Illinois. According to Buck, this work contains

“much first-hand information of unusual value”.

This work includes descriptions of important counties in the Midwest, notes on agriculture, as well as physical descriptions of the geography of Missouri and Illinois. Note that this work includes commentary on Native American Indian populations focusing on Choctaws, Creeks, Seminoles, and Sioux tribes.

 

Item number: #12840

Price: $599

 

PECK, John Mason

 

A guide for emigrants : containing sketches of Illinois, Missouri, and adjacent parts

 

Boston : Lincoln and Edmands, 1831. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 336
  • References: Graff 3234; Howes P 171; Sabin 59485 (first ed); Buck 236
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • B. Dearborn
      • B. Dearborn was a 19th century printer from a family line of printers and engravers in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
      • His grandfather was the esteemed Boston engraver Nathaniel Dearborn (1786-1852) and his father was Nathaniel S. Dearborn who was also an engraver and printer in Boston.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
      • Cloth
    • Size: ~6in X 3.75in (15cm x 9.5cm)
    • Very rare and desirable

 

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12840

Category

Americana, American History

Authors

PECK, John Mason

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete