Auction 107, Lot 647

"Message From the President of the United States, Transmitting A Report of the Secretary of Agriculture in Relation to the Forests, Rivers, and Mountains of the Southern Appalachian Region", U.S. Government

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1902 (published)



8.3 x 12 inches
21.1 x 30.5 cm

Sets forth the "economic need of prime importance to the welfare of the South...of protecting through wise use a mountain region whose influence flows far beyond its borders with the waters of the rivers to which it gives rise." Secretary James Wilson's report recommends the creation of a national forest reserve in the Southern Appalachian region. 4to, 210 pp. with 78 plates including 2 folding maps. Hardbound in original green cloth.


Condition: A

Very minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/9/2004