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MISSION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN PEOPLE, GEOGRAPHICAL, SOCIAL, AND POLITICAL.
Philadelphia. 1873. - 217pp. plus six folding maps. Original maroon cloth, gilt stamped spine. Small nicks and tears in maps, occasionally affecting text. "Map of North America Deliniating the Mountain System." detached, text affected where torn. Overall, a very good copy with well-handled maps. Second edition, reprinted from Gilpin's THE CENTRAL GOLD REGION (1860). The first edition to appear under this title. A former governor of Colorado, he espouses his peculiar view of the future of the Anglo-Saxon race. Three maps of North America exhibit Gilpin's strange theories of climate, geology and civilization, while two maps show the parks of Colorado, and one the world. HOWES G192. GRAFF 1556. SABIN 27468.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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