Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey, made under the direction of the secretary ... Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey, made under the direction of the secretary ... Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey, made under the direction of the secretary ...

Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey, made under the direction of the secretary of the Interior. Volume I, Part 1: Personal account and description of the country, astronomical and geodetic work, and meteorology. Part 2: Geological reports. Palaeontology and geology of the boundary

Emory, William

Published by C. Wendell, 1857
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Thick quarto. XVI + 258pp (first part) + VIII + 174pp (second part). Original brown cloth over decorative blind embossed boards. Gold title and decoration on spine. Steel engraved frontispiece. First volume of a fascinating report written between 1848 and 1855, which set the boundary between the United States and Mexico according to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. First part of survey illustrated with 1 large folded map, 9 steel engravings, 64 steel sketches, 3 copper engravings, 12 hand-colored stone engravings and 20 wood cuts. Second part illustrated with 25 wood cuts and sketches, and 21 steel engraved plates of palaeontology. Spine partly detached from binding with edges chipped and worn. Gold title and decoration faded. Edgewear on boards with corners rubbed and worn. Text in English. Overall, binding in poor to fair, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Report on the United States and Mexican ...
Publisher: C. Wendell
Publication Date: 1857
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: fair
Edition: First edition.

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