[Pacific Railroad Survey]
Title 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, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Complete Set.
Edition First Edition
Publisher Washington, D.C. A. O. P. Nicholson 1855-60
Seller ID 353
Twelve volumes in thirteen. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards (except the maps volume that was rebound in cloth). Profusely illustrated with hundreds of lithographs in color, engravings, woodcuts, foldouts. Light scattered foxing, volume twelve part one has two plates inserted, mild overall wear. Overall, a nice complete set, in better condition than usually found. Howes P3. ; Quarto
AMERICANA RAILROADS Non-fiction EXPLORATION