Washington, D.C. Gales and Seaton, 1835. First edition. Hardcover. 97pp. Octavo [22 cm] in quarter brown calf over mottled boards; marbled endpapers. Spine worn. Moderately scuffed at edges. The textblock is stiff and wavy, and mildly foxed. With large folding map, in nearly pristine condition with only a few hints of foxing. Good. Item #56332
G. W. Featherstonhaugh (1780-1866) was the first U.S. Government geologist. He was also the force behind the first railroad in America.