St. Louis: James R. Albach, 1851. 2nd edition, 2nd printing. Leather bound. Large 8vo. Contemporary sheep. 818 pp.
Spine professionally rebacked with cloth and hinges secured with tape. Rubbing to board edges. Ex-library with card pockets pasted inside front cover and front free endpaper. Minor foxing throughout. Tight and clean.
This is the revised and enlarged second edition of Perkins' important pioneer history. Sabin says the publisher Albach was the true compiler, with Perkins' and Peck's names omitted from later editions. An excellent, clean copy with a tight rebacked binding. (Howes P231; Sabin 60955). Good. Item #1781