backstrip gone, front board detached, some foxing, sound reading copy. Codice inventario libreria
Titolo: Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ...
Casa editrice: Beverley Tucker
Data di pubblicazione: 1856
Condizione libro: Fair
Edizione: 1st Edition
Descrizione libro Washington, Tucker, 1856. 43 pages plus 12 colored lithographs; 370 pages plus 14 colored lithographed plates, geological cross-section plate, large folding map of southern California, and three colored map plates; 6 folding geological tables showing elevations (one is missing), several colored; 11 lithographs of fossils, mostly shells, with no reference to any plate 10 in the text to indicate that there ever was one; 10 lithographed botanical plates; 15 pages plus 18 botanical plates; 14 pages. The first Southern California volume. Copy is in a used condition. Back is lightened and rubbed, like the edges. There are views of the settlements of Los Angeles and San Diego, many lovely views of the deserts, valleys and mountains, and discussion and illustrations of the botany of the area, as well as many plates of fossil shells. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 3000 Or.-Linen-Cover. Format: 30 x 23,5 cm. Codice articolo 52749
Descrizione libro Beverley Tucker, Printer, Washington, 1856. vii, , 193, , 288 pp. Folding, hand-colored 'Botanical Profile of Forest Trees'. 59 inserted plates (Cactaceae 24; Botany 25; Mosses & Liverworts 10). 4to. 11-1/2" x. The Quarto Edition of the Pacific Railroad Survey began publication in 1855, and finished in 1861, with a total of 12 volumes appearing 13 books. Wagner-Camp terms this set a ". monumental collection of scientific information. [with] richness . within." Overall VG (spine cloth dull/extremity wear to binding/short tear @ attachment point of folding plate/usual bit of foxing). Ex-lib, with occasional stamp. Original brown cloth (professionally rebacked) 1st edition thus. Quarto Edition (Hasse p. 62; Meisel III, pp. 208-210; Wagner-Camp 264). Codice articolo 10778.3