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1 A. D. Bache, Superintendent, U.S. Coast Survey Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing Progress of the Survey During the Year 1855
Washington, D.C. Cornelius Wendell, Printer 1856 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Washington, D.C.: Cornelius Wendell, Printer, 1856. First edition [1856]. Worn. Published as Ex. Doc. 6, 34th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives. Bookplate with compliments of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey, on front pastedown, along with another name in pencil. Thick volume containing text, appendices, with numerous folding maps and diagrams. All maps present, diagrams 52 and 53 (Boutelle's scaffolding & apparatus) absent. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering, nearly 12" tall, about 2.5" thick. Maps comprise a survey of the US from Northern New England down the coasts of Florida, the Gulf to Galveston, and the west coast from San Diego to the Pacific Northwest. Some maps very large in size, mainly in very good condition with just a few pinhole tears to intersecting folds, short closed tears to two maps where they connect with the book, extra creases to a few, very minor old dampstaining to the edges of a few maps, one diagram stained toward the inner margin from old leaves, map 56 bound in upside down. Covers rubbed and have a persistent dustiness, short surface tear along front joint, binding sound, front free endpaper removed, intermittent dampstains to the outer margins of the text pages throughout, chip to bottom of map list with minor loss of text to the last two lines.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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2 A. D. Bache, Superintendent, U.S. Coast Survey Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing Progress of the Survey During the Year 1856
Washington, D.C. Cornelius Wendell, Printer 1856 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Washington, D.C.: Cornelius Wendell, Printer, 1856. First edition [1856]. Worn. Published as Ex. Doc. 18, 34th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives. Bookplate with compliments of Prof. A. D. Bache, Supt. U.S. Coast Survey, on front pastedown. Thick volume containing text, appendices, with numerous folding maps and diagrams. All maps present, diagrams 64, 65 and 66 absent. Brown blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering, nearly 12" tall, nearly 3" thick. Maps comprise a survey of the US from New England to the Pacific Northwest, some very large in size, mainly in good condition with just a few pinhole tears to intersecting folds, closed tears to the inner margins of the first map, extra creases to a two maps, fairly minor dampstains to maps 1, 3, 4, 8, 12, 21,22, 26, 49, 49, 51, 60 more extensive staining to 39, some spotting from old leaves and flowers. Covers worn, spotted and unevenly faded, front hinge cracked, some insect damage near the front hinge, free endpapers removed, dampstains to the far outer edges of the first several pages, some discoloration from old leaves and flowers mainly in the text section, pages 209-16 bound in upside down, just generally a little grubby from long term attic storage.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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