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GEOGRAPHICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF WISCONSIN, WITH BRIEF SKETCHES OF ITS HISTORY, GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, NATURAL HISTORY, POPULATION, SOIL, PRODUCTIONS, GOVERNMENT, ANTIQUITIES, ETC.

by Lapham, I. A

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Milwaukee: Hopkins, 1844. 208pp. Illus., huge folding map with 1847 date. Modern marbled boards with a gold stamped calf spine. Second edition, greatly improved, of the first bound book printed in Milwaukee. Howes L97. Wisconsin Imprint 205. Bradford 2917. Sabin 38979. Graff 2398. The fine colored folding map was done by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese.


  • Bookseller: Michael Ginsberg Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7235
  • Title: GEOGRAPHICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF WISCONSIN, WITH BRIEF SKETCHES OF ITS HISTORY, GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, NATURAL HISTORY, POPULATION, SOIL, PRODUCTIONS, GOVERNMENT, ANTIQUITIES, ETC.
  • Author: Lapham, I. A
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hopkins
  • Place: Milwaukee
  • Date published: 1844
  • Keywords: WISCONSIN; ECONOMICS; HOWES


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