Report of the Secretary of the Interior; Being Part of the Message and Documents Communicated to the Two Houses of Congress at the Beginning of the First Session of the Fifty-Fourth Congress- Volume IV, Part I - Director's Report and Theoretic Papers (Dinosaurs)
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1895. Odd volume. Hardcover. 910pp. Very thick quarto [29 cm] Green cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and simple embossed designs on the covers. Good only. The spine and covers are heavily rubbed. The spine ends and edges of the covers are bumped. The cloth at the spine ends is slightly frayed. The underlying boards are peeking through at the corners. There is a small stain on the front board. The front pastedown has a contemporary owner's name, address, and date. The front pastedown has a 6 inch long crack near the hinge. The front free endsheet is almost completely detached. The hinges are weak. The text block is cracked multiple times. The pages are yellowed. Extra shipping charges may be required due to weight. . Item #51097
With the map in the envelope at the rear. Subjects include Triceratops, Nodosauridae, Lithological Character of the Wealden, Sauropoda, and much more.