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Washington: 1857. 8 pages, 13 x 8 inches, Washington, September 20, 1857, in the blank, sent to members of Congress, Postmasters and Cabinet appointees for the purpose of creating an accurate census determining the yearly domestic consumption of cotton in the United States. As could be expected, four years later, this census greatly helped the Northern States determine the South's true GNP once hostilities erupted. Usual folds with the original stitching still intact. Some uneven toning at the bottom of.....
Philadelphia: 1836. Illustrated with fine lithographic plates, some folding. Tall 8vo, original blind-stamped patterned brown cloth; quite worn and joints strengthened, foxed throughout. Philadelphia, 1836. Second Edition. A very good(-) copy. One of the foremost pioneers of American commerce. Kress C4284, Sabin 13385. Howes W-355.