Sale 167 Lot 232

Report of the Celebration of the Anniversary of the Founding of St. Louis, on the Fifteenth Day of February, A.D. 1847. Prepared for the Missouri Republican. Printed by Chambers & Knapp, 1847.

4to, original printed paper wraps, laid into custom in modern tan morocco folding case over green marbled boards, gilt-lettered title page. First edition of Wilson's principal address, includes reminiscences of pioneers and original documents on the fur traders with many names including Chouteau, O'Fallon, Meriwether Lewis and others and information on the Louisiana Purchase. Light toning to pages; otherwise fine.

Estimate $ 400-600

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