Geological Survey of Canada / Report of Progress for 1874-75
Ottawa, ON, Queen's Printer, 1876. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xiv, 319.8vo,,Bound in original 3/4 leather over green 'pebbled' buckram,'Reports of Explorations and Surveys 1874-75' containing various journals and accounts, with four folding maps, several folding charts, and two full-page illustrations. Reports include 'Report on the Country West of Lakes Manitoba and Winnipegosis, with Notes on the Geology of Lake Winnipeg', by Robert Bell; 'Report of the Country Between the Upper Assineboine [sic] River and Lakes Winnipegosis and Manitoba', by Mr. J. W. Spencer; 'Report on Explorations in British Columbia', by Mr. James Richardson; 'Report of Explorations and Surveys in the Rear Portions of Frontenac and Lanark Counties, with Notes on some of the Economic Minerals of Ontario', by Mr. Henry G. Vernor; 'Report on Exploration and Surveys in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia', by Mr. Charles Robb; 'Observations on the History and Statistics of the Trade and Manufacture of Canadian Sale', by Mr. J. Lionel Smith, etc. Two maps have small closed tears (easily repaired); else all maps and other illustrations in exceptional condition. Ill.: folding maps, drawings. Boards edges rubbed, buckram lightly soiled; else clean, tight, and in good plus, to very good, condition.
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Keywords: The prairies;Nova Scotia;Coal;Lake Winnipeg;;;;;