Springfield, IL: Continental Historical Company, 1884. 1st Edition. 3/4 leather. 1105p. A 3/4 gilt leather hardcover book in good condition. The leather portions are heavily rubbed, and cloth portion is edgeworn and lightly frayed. Cover lightly soiled. Gilt cover text rubbed out. Dampstain on the side of the text block. A few page edges have closed tears. Pages are tanned, foxed, and occasionally smudged, but otherwise clean, and binding is tight. Item #144596
From the title page: "History of Iowa, Embracing Accounts of the Pre-Historic Races, and a Brief Review of Its Civil, Political and Military History." Patterned endpapers. Gilt spine text with 4 raised bands. Contains black and white plates.