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Book Number 4792 
Title Reports of Explorations and Surveys, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-1855, According to Acts of Congress March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854.  
Date c. 1860 
Publisher Thomas H. Ford 
Place of Publication Washington 
Volume Information  
Cover Full contemporary morocco with blind tooled decorative borders on boards. Spine skillfully rebacked, in six compartments of raised bands with gilt ruling and gilt decorative devices. Gilt title on black calf label on 2.  
Illustration Illustrated with 118 three color tinted lithograph plates of different cities and towns of the Western Coast.  
Size 4to (283x216mm). 
Condition A fine example, in decorative binding. Plates are clean and crisp.  
Provenance Infirmus in firmus in Christo 
Translation Info  
Notes Offered as a collection of plates. Title in facsimile. These collections of charming views are generally published in various multi volumes of the above publication. Here they are represented together in a single volume. 
Price (US$) 2750  
Short Description Book Americas U.S. South & West; Book Atlas & Cartography American;  

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