Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0214
Ford, Thomas. A History of Illinois, From Its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847. Chicago: S.C. Griggs & Co, 1854. First edition, second state [correcting state’s founding to 1818 on title page]. Original embossed cloth. 12mo. 447 + [8]pp. ads. Covers worn, scattered soiling, foxing throughout. Fair. The author was the eighth governor of Illinois, and was in office when Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, was killed by a mob in Carthage, Illinois.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A History of Illinois, From Its Commencement as a State

Estimate $50 - $100Feb 2, 2019
Chicago, IL, USA
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Fajuri
Magic Memorabilia Specialist