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A Guide To The Illinois Central Railroad Lands. The Illinois Central Railroad Company, Offer For Sale Over 1,400,000 Acres Of Selected Prairie And Wood Lands, In Tracts Of Forty Acres And Upwards, Suitable For Farms, On Long Credits And Low Prices, Situated On Each Side Of Their Railroad, Extending Through The State Of Illinois by Illinois Central Railroad Company

A Guide To The Illinois Central Railroad Lands. The Illinois Central Railroad Company, Offer For Sale Over 1,400,000 Acres Of Selected Prairie And Wood Lands, In Tracts Of Forty Acres And Upwards, Suitable For Farms, On Long Credits And Low Prices, Situated On Each Side Of Their Railroad, Extending Through The State Of Illinois

by Illinois Central Railroad Company

Publication: Illinois Central Railroad Office, 1859, Chicago

First edition. 9" x 6" original pictorial wrappers, [4], 60 pp., engraved illustrations, two frontis. maps, one of Illinois showing the lines and stations of the ICR, and the other a system map, plus a frontispiece of a Prairie Scene in Illinois. Information is provided on the area and extent, classification of soils, the composition of the soils, water, crops, stock raising, etc. Also information on the Illinois Central Railroad and how and why buy their lands, inducements to settle in Illinois, statistics of towns on the ICR, etc. Light wear to the spine ends, interior clean, overall a very good copy.

Inventory Number: 36215

$650.00