Reports by Wm. Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, C.H. Townsend, F.W. True, J.J. Brice and Leonard Stejneger on Internal Resources of Alaska and the Fur-Seal Fisheries of the North Pacific Ocean

By Jordan, David Starr

SKU# 14049

$ 120.00

Pp. 772, 31 maps (some are in color, most are very large and folding), 2 chromolithographic plates, 67 plates (mostly black-and-white photos). Later brown cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, red speckling to page edges, thick lg 8vo. Contains 10 monographs by Morris, Petroff, Townsend, True, Brice, Stejneger, Alexander and Jordan on Alaska and the fur-seal fisheries. This work consists of both House of Representative and Senate documents. An important reference source on the natural history of Alaska. This work is not listed in any of the standard reference sources. Ex-library from Holyoke Public Library with gilt call number on the spine and check-out slip on front endpaper – the book was checked out just twice (in 1932 and 1937).

Publisher Department of the Treasury
Publisher Place Washington
Date Published 1878-1895
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes
Reprint No
Condition Good
Condition Description First three pages have extensive repairs where paper had become cracked, some soiling and a few old stains to the cloth binding, marginal water marks to the outer top corner of the last few plates, text, maps and plates are bright and clean and unused; overall a good solid copy of a rare work.
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