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OWEN, David Dale
First Report of a Geological Reconnoissance of Arkansas, made during the years 1857 and 1858
Johnson & Yerkes, State Printers, 1858. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Small quarto. 256pp., illustrated with one wood-engraved frontispiece plate, six color lithographic plates, and wood-engravings in text (including two full-page). Half-bound in contemporary dark green morocco and marbled paper over boards. Bookseller's ticket: "Bound by John E. Reardon, Book Seller, Little Rock" on front pastedown. Contemporary ownership signature in light pencil (Jacob Bally) on the front and rear free endpapers, with an additional manuscript note in pencil on the rear free endpaper dated April 26, 1864. Some scuffing to the board edges and corners, toning to intermittent text pages, very good. An historically important report, featuring several fine plates. Scarce in the trade. *OCLC* locates seven copies. *Sabin* 58006. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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