Oliver, William EIGHT MONTHS IN ILLINOIS: With Information to Immigrants
Chicago: Walter M. Hill, 1924. First edition thus, reprint of the 1843 edition. Hardcover. A very near fine copy in heavy blue cloth with a gilt lettered spine, printed on deckled edge paper, uncut pages; in a very slightly chipped dust jacket with faint damp-stains, some soiling, rubbing, and a few short edgetears.
Reprint of the original edition 1843 edition with a new introduction; the original edition is one of the rarest later books of English travel. 260 pages, index. Facsimile of the original title-page. Scarce in jacket. Howes, US-IANA, 071.