Publication: Press of Geo C Rand & Avery, 1859, Boston
First edition. 8vo. 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" yellow printed wrappers, 60 pp., illustrated from six full-page engraved plates, two maps. One map is a double frontispiece map of the eastern U. S. into Missouri and showing the lines of the H. & St. Jo. R. R. in Missouri. The other full-page map is of Northern Missouri showing the H. & St. Jo. R. R. lands with a shaded part to show the extent of the lands between Hannibal and St. Joseph. Excellent descriptions of the advantages of the land, crops, stock raising, manufactures, education, markets, Hannibal, St. Louis, St. Joseph, letters from satisfied farmers of hemp, tobacco, and other crops. Minor foxing to the page fore-edges else a clean, fine copy.
Inventory Number: 33981