Washington, D.C. Cornelius Wendell, Printer. 1857.
3 chromolithographic plates, color map, 46 full page black and white illustrations, black and white in-text illustrations, 536 pp, index, 9 1/4 x 6 inches, embossed pictorial decorative cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Good condition: light wear to extremities,a few faint spots to cover, small hole in backstrip, one signature starting to separate, light foxing. House of Representatives ex.doc no. 65, includes numerous black and white illustrations of birds, squirrels and other animals, chromolithographs include a sheep, strawberries and a man leading "Arden Horses". Includes sections on fruits, nuts and wine, textile and forage crops, bread crops, fertilizers, improvement of land, meteorology, implements and tools, animals and commercial statistics. Item #34025