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Reports by Wm. Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, C.H. Townsend, F.W. True, J.J. Brice and Leonard Stejneger on Internal Resources of Alaska and the Fur-Seal Fisheries of the North Pacific Ocean.

Jordan, David Starr

Published by Washington: Department of the Treasury, -. First edition., 1878
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. 772, 31 maps (some are in color, most are very large and folding), 2 chromolithographic plates, 67 plates (mostly black-and-white photos). Later brown cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, red speckling to page edges, thick lg 8vo. Contains 10 monographs by Morris, Petroff, Townsend, True, Brice, Stejneger, Alexander and Jordan on Alaska and the fur-seal fisheries. This work consists of both House of Representative and Senate documents. An important reference source on the natural history of Alaska. This work is not listed in any of the standard reference sources. Ex-library from Holyoke Public Library with gilt call number on the spine and check-out slip on front endpaper - the book was checked out just twice (in 1932 and 1937). First three pages have extensive repairs where paper had become cracked, some soiling and a few old stains to the cloth binding, marginal water marks to the outer top corner of the last few plates, text, maps and plates are bright and clean and unused; overall a good solid copy of a rare work. Bookseller Inventory # 4049

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Title: Reports by Wm. Gouverneur Morris, Ivan ...

Publisher: Washington: Department of the Treasury, -. First edition.

Publication Date: 1878

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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