Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-4 Volume II

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Spine professionally repaired with black cloth, 2/3's of spine piece re-attached, repairs to gutters and boards are solid. Interior is relatively clean, intermittent foxing. Corners are frayed, bumped and rubbed; some chips to the front board and wear to show. Bookplate attached to the verso of the front board from "The Branner Geological Library - Leland Stanford Jvnior Vniversity", also "Stanford Library" stamps and blind stamps. Numerous colour sketches, flora sketches and two intact foldout maps to the rear of the book. Contains the reports of Capt. J. W. Gunnison - .near the 38th and 39th parallels of North Latitude and Lieut. E. G. Beckwith - Third Artillery. Please inquire for shipping costs to your address. Size: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall