Washington, D.C. U.S. Government. House of Representatives. 1857.
Volume VI. SOLD AS A COLLECTION OF LITHOGRAPHS (most view lithographs NOT present; volume is bound in decorative embossed cloth-covered boards 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Contains: ten sepia lithographs of trees. ONLY TWO lithographs of views present ("Cascade Range with Mount Jefferson, Mount Hood and Mount Adams" - staining; "Three Sisters and Canon of McKenzie's Fork"). Geology plates 2 to 5 ONLY. Botanical Report complete with text including "Description of the forest trees of northern California and Oregon" with all plates (trees and flowers) present, toning, offset, some have waterstain in margins). Zoological Report complete with 11 lithographs of fish (spotting), 3 of mammals and two of birds (the birds are handcolored and in very good condition). Pages 61/62 missing; 65/70 bound in upside down. SOLD AS IS. This is Volume 6 of the United States Pacific Railroad Reports containing the Report of Lieut. Henry L. Abbot...upon Explorations for a Railroad Route, from the Sacramento valley to the Columbia River, made by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, assisted by Lieut. Henry L. Abbot. This contains the General Report, the Geological Report, the Botanical Report, and the Zoological Report. Item #55910