First edition. Thick 8vo. Cloth, maps on endpapers, xviii, 490 pp., frontis., foreword, introduction, acknowledgments, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, bibliography, index. The story of the railroad that served middle America from Illinois to Louisiana. The railroad for which Abraham Lincoln was a leading attorney. Cloth moderately soiled, tiny hole to lower area of spine, else very good in internally reinforced and lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners, and extremities.
Inventory Number: 28867