A Gazetteer of Illinois in Three Parts . . . Second Edition, Entirely Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged. Illinois, Richard Peck.

A Gazetteer of Illinois in Three Parts . . . Second Edition, Entirely Revised, Corrected, and Enlarged.

Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1837. Stated second edition. 12mo, original embossed purple cloth, printed green label to the upper board, xi, [1], 328 pages. Spine and board edges a bit sunned; some light rubbing and soiling; some foxing; a very good copy. Item #18733

Includes brief descriptions of the mounds and Native American antiquities of Illinois. Per Byrd 191 (describing the 1834 Jacksonville, Ill., first edition): “Much of the information for this work was gathered as a result of Peck’s extensive travel over the state and from personal interviews with citizens familiar with their counties of residence.” Howes P170 (noting two identical 1834 Jacksonville editions and this Philadelphia edition).

Price: $250.00

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