Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel : made by order of the Secretary of War according to acts of Congress of March 2, 1867, and March 3, 1869, under the direction of ... A.A. Humphreys, chief of engineers
|Format:||Print Book 1870|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 19 of 19 copies|
Contentsv. 1. Systematic geology / by Clarence King (1878)
v. 2. Descriptive geology / by Arnold Hague and S.F. Emmons (1877)
v. 3. Mining industry / by James D. Hague ; with geological contributions by Clarence King (1870)
v. 4, pt. 1. Palaeontology / by F.B. Meek. pt. 2. Palaeontology / by James Hall and R.P. Whitfield. pt. 3. Ornithology / by Robert Ridgway (1877)
v. 5. Botany / by Sereno Watson, aided by Daniel C. Eaton, and others (1871)
v. 6. Microscopical petrography / by Ferdinand Zirkel (1876)
v. 7. Odontornithes : a monograph on the extinct toothed birds of North America ... / by Othniel Charles Marsh (1880).
-- United States.
Mines and mineral resources -- United States.
Paleontology -- United States.
Botany -- West (U.S.)
Birds -- United States.
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
Comstock Lode (Nev.)
|Publisher|| Washington :G.P.O,1870
Hague, A. (Arnold), 1840-1917.
Emmons, Samuel Franklin, 1841-1911.
Hague, James D. (James Duncan), 1836-1908.
Meek, F. B. (Fielding Bradford), 1817-1876.
Hall, James, 1811-1898.
Whitfield, R. P. (Robert Parr), 1828-1910.
Ridgway, Robert, 1850-1929.
Watson, Sereno, 1826-1892.
Eaton, Daniel Cady, 1834-1895.
Zirkel, Ferdinand, 1838-1912.
Marsh, Othniel Charles, 1831-1899.
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909.
Each vol. also has special t.p.
Atlases have titles as follows: "Atlas accompanying volume III on mining industry ... Engraved and printed by Julius Bien, New York" and "Geological and topographical atlas ... 1876. Julius Bien, lith."
7 volumes : illustrations (some folded, some color), maps (some folded, some color) ; 30 cm + 1 atlas ( leaf, 14 leaves of plates : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 50 x 64 cm) + 1 atlas ( leaves,  leaves of plates : color illustrations, color maps ; 83 x 63 cm)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.