Auction 129, Lot 293

"Report on the Geological and Mineralogical Survey of the Mineral Lands of the United States in the State of Michigan…", U.S. Government

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: HR Doc. No 5, 31st Congress, 1st Session

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm

This is Part III of Congress' report to the President, bound together with a report on Indian affairs. It is the full report by Charles T. Jackson, U.S. Geological Surveyor of the mineral lands of…Michigan. This Senate edition contains 15 folding maps, many in full color, and seven single page plates. Maps include: Geological Map of Keweenaw Point, Lake Superior; Geological Map of Isle Royale; Geological Map of the District Between Keweenaw Bay and Chocolate River; Geological Map of the District Between Portage Lake and Montreal River and several more. Included is a charming engraving, "Birds Eye View of Copper Harbour." In original marbled paper covers with brown calf spine with gilt titling, 4to, pp. 1215pp.

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Condition: B+

Pages vary from very good to having a little scattered foxing. Spine is starting to crack on front cover.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/23/2009

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