Western Tourist and Emigrants Guide with map, 1839

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Western Tourist and Emigrants Guide with map, 1839
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Published by J. H. Colton. Full color map by J. Calvin Smith. Includes Steam Boat Routes and Explanations of symbols on the map. The map has a larger floral border than the 1845 issue, Iowa is fully formed, and there are many new railroads. Prime meridian is Washington, D.C. To accompany an 89-page guide book and 18-page catalogue of Colton's publications. The Colton catalogue in the back is longer than the separately published 1851 Colton Map catalogue. The guide's cover is now illustrated with gilt stamped views of steamers and railroad trains, with a vine border, titled "Colton's Western Tourist And Emigrant's Guide." Map is in very good condition with a few rips at folds. Inside cover is inscribed “Josiah Douglass, Royalton.” 180 pages. [i]City: First Western ExpanseCounty: State: Date: