Lot 143 of 522:
Microscopical Petrography 1876  

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Title:
Microscopical Petrography. United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel Volume VI
Author:
Zirkel, Ferdinand
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
Government Printing Office
Date:
1876
Description:

With 12 plates. (4to) original green cloth, gilt spine. First Edition. 

Volume 6 from the great landmark survey of the 40th parallel supervised by Clarence King, the first head of the U.S. Geological Survey. This elaborate and profusely illustrated study was an important spur to development of the West's natural resources and led to further settlement

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and soiling to covers; presentation bookplate; very good.
 
Item number:
308540
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