Lot 19 of 541:
Becker's Atlas of the Comstock Lode 1882  

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Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Geology of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe District

Becker, George F.

Washington, D.C.




Title, contents leaf, and 19 lithographed maps, all but 2 double-page, nearly all in color. (Folio) 50.5x44 cm (20x17½"), original brown cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition.

Issued by the United States Geological Survey under the directorship of Clarence King. The plates include the mining district as a whole, plus sections, diagrams, cross-views, etc., of the various shafts. Printed by Julien Bien & Co. Lith., New York. Bookplate of the Essex Institute (presented by the U.S. Geological Survey) on front pastedown endpaper, no internal library markings.

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Binding worn, joints splitting, hinges cracking; internally near fine; binding very good.

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