With Numerous Plates and Several Large Maps, Mostly of Places in Michigan, Iowa and Wisconsin Senate, United States. Public Documents Printed by Order of the Senate of the United States, First Session of the Twenty-Eighth Congress, Begun and Held at the City of Washington, December 4, 1843. Washington: Printed by Gales and Seaton, 1844. Volume VII of a seven-volume set. Various paginations. Numerous plates and maps, some in color, several fold-out, many quite large. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, some discoloration to sections of boards, light to moderate wear and some small tears to edges of folding maps. Toning, light foxing, internally clean. $250. * This volume contains reports from the cabinet departments and government agencies. The plates include patent drawings and geological specimens. There are several maps, mostly relating to mining surveys. 26 maps depict sections of the Ohio River and canals connected to it. The largest map (45" x 30") depicts the Detroit River and Detroit. There are also several fascinating plates and diagrams relating to geological, botanical and anthropological studies in the region encompassing Iowa and Wisconsin.
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