New York: Colton, J. H. 1850. 3rd. Hardcover. First printing of the 3rd edition. 89 pp text + 15 pp publisher's advertisments. Large folding color map with floral border by J. Calvin Smith, J. Calvin titled "Guide Through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa, Showing the Township lines of the United States Surveys, Location of Cities, Towns, Villages, Post Hamlets, Canals, Rail and Stage Roads." Light wear and fading to bords else near fine; several short tape repairs on verso, otherwise the map is generally in fine condition. Item #15517
Inscription by original owner G. A. Morse indicating his purchase of this book in Boston prior to his trip west in Sept., 1850. In 1891, Morses' son, A. W. signed his name and in 1928, Morses' wife, Alice, presented the book to their son, George Humphrey Morse. (Howes S615). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.