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Geological Account of the United States;

MEASE, James.

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MEASE, James. A Geological Account of the United States; Comprehending a Short Description of Their Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral Productions, Antiquities and Curiosities. Philadelphia: Published by Birch & Small, 1807. [8],496,xiv pp. plus 5 engraved plates. 16mo. A near fine copy rebound in full antique style calf, retaining orig. spine label. Sabin 47267. Howes M470. Rink 772. Shaw & Shoemaker 13046. A rare pocketsized work of American natural history and technology. Includes chapters on climate and topography of the United States (with a description of the Western Country or Mississippi Valley), lakes and rivers, animals (bison, birds, fishes, insects and reptiles), minerals and fossils, bridges and natural curiosities. Two of the plates depict Natural Bridge at Cedar Creek, Virginia, and two others show the Trenton and Schuylkill man-made bridges. The remaining plate shows a "Bison Pound.". Bookseller Inventory # 34888

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