Reports of Explorations and Surveys, To Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economic Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, In 1853-6, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Volume 7 - Report of Explorations for Railroad Routes from San Francisco Bay to Los Angeles, California, West of the Coast Range, and from the Pimas Villages on the Gila to the Rio Grande, Near the 32d Parallel of North Latitude

Washington: Beverly Tucker, Printer, 1857. Early edition. Hardcover. Folio [39.5 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and blind stamped decorative borders on the covers. Very good. The edges of the covers are rubbed. Some subtle professional restoration work has been done to the spine and corners of the covers. Several two inch long cracks in the spine have been subtly glued. There is occasional light foxing throughout the pages. The book is very sturdy. Extra charges apply on this item due to weight. Item #22656

With two large fold-out maps. Subjects include Geology of the Calitro Hills and Playa De Los Pimas as a Water Source.

Price: $250.00

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