The geological and natural history survey of Minnesota. By. N[ewton] H. Winchell, State Geologist. Assisted by Warren Upham, Ulysses S. Grant, [et al.]

Minneapolis: Johnson, Smith & Harrison, state printers, 1884-1900. Large, heavy quartos, 5 volumes in 6, containing Geology (vols. I, II & IV); Paleontology (vol. III, parts 1 and 2); and, Structural and Petrographic Geology (vol. V); without the atlas volume which was published in 1901. Vol. III part 2 in orig. brown wrappers, spine broken, pages browned, the balance in publisher's half brown morocco gilt, spine of vol. IV rubbed; overall a good and sound set; numerous maps, lithographsand photogravure plates throughout, some printed in color, a few folding, plus illustrations in text. Compiled under the auspices of the University of Minnesota, this report on the geological and natural history survey of Minnesota is published pursuant to an act of the state legislature made in 1872, and was one of the most ambitious geological surveys of any state. Item #46472

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