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Exploration and survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah 1 edition

Exploration and survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah
Howard Stansbury
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Exploration and survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah
including a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains
By Howard Stansbury, Captain Corps Topographical Engineers, U.S. Army. Printed by order of the House of Representatives of the United States

Published 1853 by Robert Armstrong, Public Printer in Washington .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Published also in 1852, and in 1855 under title: An expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake.

"Appendix C. Zoology. Quadrupeds and birds / by Prof. Spencer F. Baird": p. <305>-379.

"Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition / by Professor John Torrey": p. <381>-397.

"Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall ... containing observations on the geology and paleontology of the country traversed by the expedition": p. <399>-414.

Maps bound separately: Map of the Great Salt Lake, and adjacent country. Map of the reconnoissance of the country between the Valley of the Great Salt Lake and the Missouri River, at Fort Leavenworth.

Flake, C.J. Mormon bib. 8360.

Aut 200304 emh

Americana/Rare copy 1: Plates in black and white, with some in sepia tone; plate opposite p. 169, 171 in color. Bound in blind stamped purple cloth; maps have been mounted and bound in a volume 38 x 42 cm. ; gilt stamped title on both volumes. Some headings for the plates have been trimmed.

Americana/Rare copy 2: Some plates differ from Amer/Rare c.1, have different printed headings, different tones. Copy lacks plates opposite 56, 60, 120, 126, 154. Bound in blind stamped purple cloth; maps in blind stamped blue cloth; gilt title on both volumes.

Americana/Rare copy 3: some plates differ from Amer/Rare c.1 or 2; have different printed headings, different tones, or from different plates. Copy lacks plates opposite p. 120, 134, 140, 152, 170. Bound in blind stamped purple cloth; spine missing; boxed.

Series
Senate ex. doc. / 32d Congress, special session, Senate -- no.3, Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate) -- 32d Congress, special session, no.3

Classifications

Library of Congress
F826 .U559

The Physical Object

Pagination
495 p., <59> leaves of plates (some fold.) :
Number of pages
495

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24392024M
Internet Archive
explorationsurve002stan
LC Control Number
01096731

History

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