A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846. Reprint

By: John B. Newhall (d. 1849)

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FACSIMILE REPRINT. 8vo. 8 1/2 x 5 11/16 inches. xxi, [iv], 106, [ads 8] pp. Historical Introduction by William J. Petersen (illustrated), facsimile reprint (including ads) of Newhall's Glimpse; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped green cloth that reproduces the color of that paper used in the original publication, dust-jacket reproduces the front and rear covers of the original second edition in archival mylar; binding square and tight, white stain to front cover bleeds through to the jacket, fore-edge bumped. Ownership signature of Mrs. H. C. McCracken on front free end-paper. Very good. William J. Petersen was the Superintendent of the State Historical Society of Iowa. Petersen provides an overview of what is known of the life and times of John B. Newhall, "the most influential promoter of Iowa prior to 1850." The text reproduces the rare second edition of Newhall's A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846, set in Old Style Type which most closely resembles the original type, and provides photographic copies of the original cover, title pages, and six pages of ornate typographical advertising.

Title: A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846. Reprint

Author Name: John B. Newhall (d. 1849)

Categories: Iowa,

Edition: Reprint Edition

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, State Historical Society of Iowa: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: WY617-120

Keywords: John B. Newhall, A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846, Iowa History