Muscatine: Faust Steam-Power Printing House, Iowa Avenue, 1857. iv, 63 pp. Stitched into original printed title wraps. Light dustsoil and wear. Institutional blindstamp and withdrawal rubberstamp on front wrapper. Good+.
With proceedings of the board of directors, lists of committees, descriptions of the Fair, hotel accommodations, railroad facilities. "Committee-men would be entertained during the Fair free of charge." Much on trotting horses, prevalence of fraud in prior fairs, list of premiums awarded.
FIRST EDITION. Sabin 34971. 271 NUC 0148922 . Not in Moffit, Eberstadt, Decker. Item #12726