Reports of Surveys and Explorations; Maps and Profiles]

Intercontinental Railway Commission

Published by Washington, D.C. 1895-1898, 1898
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Publications of the commission, which conducted exploration and surveying expeditions through Central and South America, 1891-1898. Incomplete set includes 6 pieces: volumes of texts and tables, and accompanying sets of maps and profiles, in slip cases. (Vol. 1 Part 1 is missing from this set.)Vol. 1 Part 2. Text and Tables. Reports of Surveys and Explorations made by Corps No. 1 in Guatemala, Ed Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica 1891-1893. Washington, D.C., 1898. 651 p. including indexes; in English and Spanish; photos, tables. These and other text volumes include information about the country, people, flora, fauna, resources, etc. There are pictures and descriptions of Indian and black populations. Text and table volumes list the maps and profiles found separately in the "porfolios" [slip cases]. Sketch maps are found within the volume. Vol. 2. Text and Tables. Reports of Surveys and Explorations made by Corps No. 1 in Costa Rica, Colombia, and Ecuador 1891-1893. Washington, D.C.: 1896. 325 p. English and Spanish. Vol. 3. Text and Tables. Reports of Surveys and Explorations made by Corps No. 2 in Costa Rica, Colombia, and Ecuador 1891-1893. Washington, D.C., 1896. English and Spanish. Vol. 3. Text and Tables. Reports of Survey and Explorations made by Corps No. 3 in Ecuador and Peru 1891-1892. Washington, D.C., 1895. 188 p. + tables, indexes, etc. English and Spanish. The three porfolios of Maps and Profiles, accompanying the reports of the three corps, contain a total of about 215 separate folded items each. These cover the distance of the surveys and are very detailed. The maps (topographic) and profiles are large; for instance, Corps No. 1, Map No. 1, is 48" x 30." They are in excellent condition. Cloth, ex lib, library labels on covers and call nos. on spines, library stamps on the back sides of a few maps; one volume is torn at the head of the pine; inner folders of slipcases are brittle; interiors are excellent, on high quality paper. Extra postage required. Bookseller Inventory # 2IRC

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Title: Reports of Surveys and Explorations; Maps ...

Publisher: Washington, D.C. 1895-1898

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

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