Geological Survey of Canada / REPORT OF PROGRESS for 1874-75
Ottawa, ON, Queen's Printer 1876, 1st edition, hb. Ill.: folding maps, drawings. Bound in original 3/4 leather over green "pebbled" buckram. 8vo, pp. xiv, 319. Boards edges rubbed, buckram lightly soiled; else clean, tight, and in good plus, to very good, condition.
¶ "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.
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