A geological and agricultural Survey of Rensselaer County, in the State of New-York. To which is ... A geological and agricultural Survey of Rensselaer County, in the State of New-York. To which is ... A geological and agricultural Survey of Rensselaer County, in the State of New-York. To which is ...

A geological and agricultural Survey of Rensselaer County, in the State of New-York. To which is annexed, a geological profile, extending from Onondaga Salt Springs, across said county, to Williams College in Massachusetts. Taken under the direction of the Honourable Stephen Van Rensselaer. [First edition].

Eaton, Amos

Published by The author. Printed by E. and E. Hosford, 1822
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Albany, octavo, [viii], 9-70 p. and profile plate. ***Content: This early work by the pioneering botanist, geologist and teacher outlines the distribution and character of rock types and soils in the region, with attention to ores and economic products. The agricultural section is designed as a practical treatise for the novice farmer, conveying strategies to produce optimum yields of crops and livestock. ***Condition: A VG+ copy in the original textured tan stiff wraps, with printed title on the front cover. The covers are very well preserved; lettering bold and clear. Backstrip intact. Sewing and binding firm. The text pages and plate are fresh and clean. A folding table of soils, found in some copies, is not present. This copy is from the library of Charles Schuchert, with his distinctive stamp opposite the half-title page, and institutional markings on the front wrap. Schuchert, a noted American paleontologist, was a leader in the development of paleogeography: the study of the distribution of land and oceans in the geological past. A handsome copy of a scarce report with a significant association. Nickles 331. Hazen 3331. Ward and Carozzi 714. Not in BMNH. Bookseller Inventory # OG5071

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Title: A geological and agricultural Survey of ...

Publisher: The author. Printed by E. and E. Hosford

Publication Date: 1822

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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