The Immigrants' Guide to Minnesota in 1856

By: "an Old Resident"

Price: $300.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Appears to originally in tan wrappers, this copy has lost those covers, with the only hint of them on the spine, where a printed title is still visible in tan wrapper. Worn at edges, with heavily soiled title page and rear blank two pages (final blank is 1/3 missing). A former owner put a twine three hole reinforcement to spine, which kept the book together. Book is heavily foxed. One full page map of Lake Minnetonka, a few illustrations. A guide to opening a farm, selecting a location, the towns and cities, climate. Did this sit in the pocket of an immigrant? Ads in the rear are for books by Ivison & Phinney, New York, who sold school books. Scarce in any edition. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 116 & 11pgs. ads pages

Title: The Immigrants' Guide to Minnesota in 1856

Author Name: "an Old Resident"

Categories: Americana,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: St. Anthony [mn], W. W. Wales, Bookseller and Publisher: 1856

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 52445