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Report of a Geological Reconnaissance in California

BLAKE, William P.

Publication Date: 1858
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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BLAKE, William P. Report of a Geological Reconnaissance in California: Made in Connection with the Expedition to Survey Routes in California, to Connect with the Surveys of Routes for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, under the Command of Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps Top, Eng'rs, in 1853. With an Appendix, Containing Descriptions of Portions of the Collection. New York: H. Bailliere, 1858. 1st ed. xvi,370,xiiipp. Frontis.,illus., 14 tinted lithographs, 12 plates of fossils, 10 botanical plates, 4 folding maps, 8 folding geological section maps (many in color). A near fine copy rebound in linen-backed cloth boards, printed paper spine label. Sabin 5806. Blake was one of the most prominent geologist of the mid to late 19th century. He wrote reports for the railroads and as a government geologist. He later acted as a geological ambassador for the U.S.A. Bookseller Inventory # 67042

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Title: Report of a Geological Reconnaissance in ...

Publication Date: 1858

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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