Resources of the Pacific Slope. A statistical and descriptive summary of the mines and minerals, climate, topography, agriculture, commerce, manufactures...of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains. With a sketch of the settlement and exploration of lower California

New York: D. Appleton and Co. 1869. 2 parts in 1; 8vo, pp. 378; 200; original brown cloth, spine faded and rather chipped at the top; ex-Northern Pacific Railway Co. with small rubberstamp on the flyleaf, but no other markings; good and sound. This copy inscribed to "Thomas H. Canfield Esq. with the compliments of J. Ross Browne." Canfield (1822-1897) was a Burlington, Vermont, businessman who played a prominent role in the development of transportation routes in Vermont, across the northern United States, and into Canada. Not in Graff or Howes. Sabin 8662: "This is a report to the Secretary of the Treasury, printed apparently at Washington [in 1868]. Pages 1 and 2, which in the official edition contain the Letter of the Secretary, are here omitted." Item #49135

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