Third annual report of the regents of the university, on the condition of the State Cabinet of Natural History, and the historical and antiquarian collection, annexed thereto
Third annual report of the regents of the university, on the condition of the State Cabinet of Natural History, and the historical and antiquarian collection, annexed thereto

Third annual report of the regents of the university, on the condition of the State Cabinet of Natural History, and the historical and antiquarian collection, annexed thereto

Albany: Weed, Parsons & Company, 1850. Revised edition, 8vo, pp. 183, [1]; 18 colored plates, 5 black and white, 2 folding; 5 maps, woodcut illustrations throughout; original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt spine; front joint starting; faded; spine cracked and chipped with sections missing; otherwise good and sound. 18 beautiful colored plates depicting Iroquois garments and accessories, 5 black and white plates showcasing fossil specimens, 5 maps indicating where various artifacts referenced in the text were discovered. The report begins with catalogues of animals, minerals, and fossils recently added to the State Cabinet of Natural History. It then goes on to describe the history and function of Native American artifacts discovered around the Finger Lakes that now reside in the State's collection. The report then shifts to a detailed analysis of the geology and mineralogy of New York State. Item #57064

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