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My own times. Embracing also, the history of my life

REYNOLDS, John

Published by privately published, Belleville, IL, 1855
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With frontispiece portrait of author. Original brown cloth, decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt, front joint starting, very light wear to extremities; other than some scattered foxing, an excellent copy with a contemporary ownership inscription. First edition of this scarce work on early Illinois and its citizens, from about 1800. Apparently most copies of this work were destroyed; according to Howes, "of 400 copies printed, 300 burned in the first Chicago fire." The author includes a great deal of Mormon-related information and material.Reynolds was a justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, and eventually was elected governor in 1830. Bookseller Inventory # 12744

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Title: My own times. Embracing also, the history of...

Publisher: privately published, Belleville, IL

Publication Date: 1855

Edition: FIRST EDITION.

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