19 December 2002
[RAILROAD]. Reports of Explorations and Surveys...for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean... Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson [Vols. I-XI] and Thomas H. Ford [Vol. XII], 1855-1860.
12 volumes in 13, 4o. Numerous plates, many in color (some wear and soiling throughout). Contemporary half calf, marbled boards; last volume in original cloth (wear and soiling).
FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of this important railroad survey. This was House Executive Document 91, an elaborately illustrated and emended version of the reports of the railroad surveys. Howes S965 & P3; Wagner-Camp 262-267. Sold not subject to return. (13)
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