Keokuk: R. B. Ogden & Son, Print. 1887. 1st edition (Nevins I, p. 57). 644, [2 (blank)] pp. Errata slip tipped-in after p. 6. Frontis. Facsimile broadside. xx inserted plates, primarily portraits. Map. 8vo. Publisher's original blue decorated cloth, with gilt stamping to spine & front board. Bevelled boards. General binding wear, with largish semi-circular chip from spine crown cloth [no spine lettering affected]. Hinges sound, which is unusual for this heavy book. Prior owner pencil notes to preliminary blank. Withal, a VG copy. Item #34564
A collection of "company histories, rosters, official reports, biographical sketches, statistics and tables..." Per Nevins, one deficiency: lacking "personal touches."