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Stevens, Isaac I.
Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean 1853-1855 - (Vol. XII - Book I & Book II.)
Thomas H. Ford, Printer, Washington, 1860. Here is an offering of two "Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean 1853-1855." (Vol. XII - Book I.& Book II.) * Vol. I which has 358 pages plus appendix A, is the House Report which has all 70 chromolithographed scenes and 3 folding maps. * Vol. 2. is the 399 page Senate Zoological Report including the index which has 6 uncolored botanical plates in unstained condition, 2 non colored plates of insects in unstained condition, 5 non colored plates of mammels in unstained condition, 8 colored ornithological bird plates in unstained condition, and 20 non-colored fish plates in badly stained condition. * Book I has no cover label but is in very good condition. Book II has a missing spine and no book label but is generally in good condition internally. * The maps from both books are not in good condition. * The size of both books are about 11 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches. * These two books came from a recent Book sale that the North Dakota Historical Society held in order to divest themselves of some duplicates, etc. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: The Book Shelf [Bismarck, ND, U.S.A.]
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