Dakota land; or, the beauty of St. Paul. An original, illustrated, historic and romantic work on Minnesota and the great northwest. Second edition. Colonel Hankins.
Dakota land; or, the beauty of St. Paul. An original, illustrated, historic and romantic work on Minnesota and the great northwest. Second edition.
Dakota land; or, the beauty of St. Paul. An original, illustrated, historic and romantic work on Minnesota and the great northwest. Second edition.

Dakota land; or, the beauty of St. Paul. An original, illustrated, historic and romantic work on Minnesota and the great northwest. Second edition.

New York: Hankins & Son, 1869. Second (and best) edition, with the Colton map; 8vo, pp. 425, [1], [6] ads; portrait frontispiece and pictorial half-title, 94 illustrations in the text, a number of them full-page; original decorative green cloth gilt, a.e.g.; a little rubbing and spotting but generally a very good, bright and firm copy of a curious mixture of popular history, fiction and Indian legend, set in and around St. Paul, and handsomely illustrated. Hankins was editor of the New York Home Gazette. This copy with the folding hand-colored map by G. W. & C. B. Colton (often lacking and probably not issued in all copies), of the upper Great Lakes and Upper Midwest "prepared expressly for Col. Hankins' illustrated, historic, romantic work of 'Dakota Land' or the Beauty of St. Paul." VanDerhoof, Frontier American Novels, 2675; Wright II, 1090. Item #20442

Price: $600.00

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