Chicago, IL: National School Furnishing Company, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good condition. Item #018942
128 pages of text including an index, followed by a large linen-backed folding map of the State of Illinois. The original binding has a moderately worn gilt-stamped leather spine with cloth covered boards; the front board is gilt stamped. The binding is moderately worn and soiled; protected in archival mylar. The inner front hinge is slightly weakened. The large hand-colored folding map has several small spots of staining; measures 42 inches (height) x 27.5 inches (width) when unfolded. The text is clean and unmarked.