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Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi to the Pacific. Senate Exc. Doc. No. 46. Vol. I & Supplement to Vol. I. (same as Vols. XII - I & II).
Washington D.C. Thomas H. Ford Printer 1859. - 78 color/tinted & 45 black/white lithographs. Maps. 1st. edition. Newly rebound burgundy buckram(very nice), Contents Fine & VG condition. 3 Volumes. 399 & 399 pp., Vol.I. - Vol.I Binding Fine. Beverley Tucker. Some waterstain on top outside corner of text pages early on and towards the end, still VG. Includes: Report of the Secretary of War(Jefferson Davis), Reports of Explorations. for Railroad Routes: Capt. A. A. Humphreys & Lieut. G. K. Warren, Cost of Transporting Troops/Supplies to CA.,OR.,NM., . Report. . St.Paul to Puget Sound. I. I. Stevens. - SUPPLEMENT to Vol.I. --Vol. XII-I. General Report:Saint Paul to Pike Lake - Pike Lake to the Coteau du Missouri - The Coteau du Missouri to Fort Union - Fort Union to Fort Benton - Fort Benton - Fort Benton to Bitter Root River-Bitter Root River to Fort Walla-Walla - Fort Walla-walla to Puget Sound. - Substance of Reports of Messrs. Gibbs, Arnold, Suckley, McClellan, and Tinkham-Trips of Lieuts. Mullan, Grover, and of Mr. Doty - Summary of explorations made by Mr. Doty and Lieut. Arnold[NARRATIVE OF 1853]. - Walla-Walla to Bitter Root Valley-Bitter Root Valley to Fort Benton, and Return to Olympia.[NARRATIVE OF 1855]. GEOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR.-RAILROAD REPORT AND ESTIMATE.-COMPUTATION. Vol.XII-I CONTAINS 70 MAGNIFICENT COLOR/TINTED LITHOGRAPHS VIEWS IN PERFECT CONDITION. --Vol.XII-II. Botanical Report. Zoological Report. 8 color plates Birds(all Fine)& 45 black/white plates: Botany, Insects, Mammals, Reptiles, Fishes(all but one fine-one foxed). THIS COMBINATION OF VOL.I & its SUPPLEMENT VOLUMES PROVIDES A MUCH MORE INTELLIGIBLE REPORT THAN THE 13 VOLUMES SET. 78 Magnificient color/tinted lithographs in VG. to Fine Cond. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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