Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-4
Publisher: Beverley Tucker Printer
Date Published: 1856
Place Published: Washington DC
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 33d Congress, 2d Session. Ex Doc. No. 78. Vol. 3 only. Various paginations. 30 cm. Itinerary section has 10 lightly coloured full-page plates and 10 in-text b&w drawings. Topographical section has 2 full-page plates, 2 in-text diagrams, 8 topographic diagrams. Section on The Indian Tribes contains 8 full-page plates and 34 in-text illustrations. Geology section contains two colour fold-out maps, 3 plates, 18 woodcuts, and 9 small geological sections in appendix. Black cloth hardcover with blank impressing. From our As Is shelf. Spine missing, boards very loose, corners and edges worn. Bookplate residue and ink stamp on front pastedown, ink stamp on rear of title, occasional foxing.