History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin & Williamson Cos., IL - Illustrated - 1887 - ORIGINAL EDITION
This is an ORIGINAL copy of the History of Illinois Illustrated series. This volume covers Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin & Williamson counties, published in 1887. 901 pages. Part of the famous Long Island Historical Association collection, recently liquidated. Leather bound. Hundreds of biographies, with photos of many with tissue coverings. Also some maps of towns. Binding tight. Buckram leather spine and corner tabs are losing their red stain, which will rub off slightly. Front cover board has a scratch and two small tears. Spine is slightly cracked, but gilt lettering is still clear. Some rub wear. Pages are clear and without marks. Overall good condition. This is an extremely rare work, an original of which almost never appears for sale. This would be a wonderful addition not only to a genealogist or historian's library, but to that of a collector as well.