Iowa City, IA: The State Historical Society of Iowa, 1937. First Edition. 575pp. Octavo [24 cm] Green cloth with the title and borders gilt stamped on the front board and backstrip. Near fine. Book has been placed in a 1968 reprint jacket, with '1968' crossed out and '1937 1st ED' in black ink by hand. Item #2119
Massive, richly documented history of Mississippi steamboating from voyage of the Virginia in 1823 to about 1870.