Item #125754 Report of an examination of the upper Columbia river and the territory in its vicinity in September and October, 1881 to determine its navigability, and adaptability to steamboat transportation. Thomas W. Symons.
Report of an examination of the upper Columbia river and the territory in its vicinity in September and October, 1881 to determine its navigability, and adaptability to steamboat transportation...

Report of an examination of the upper Columbia river and the territory in its vicinity in September and October, 1881 to determine its navigability, and adaptability to steamboat transportation...

1882. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1882

Slim small folio, 135pp., with a map of the Columbia River from the boundary to the Snake River (25 sheets at end of report. The sheets are numbered consecutively from the boundary to Snake River and can be joined together into one sheet which shows the river continuously.) Fold-out 16 1/4" x 13" skeleton map of the Upper Columbia from Department map, showing location of river sheets and ancient Lake Lewis at the back. Original cloth faded, small label on backstrip, backstrip lettered in gilt. Bookplate and rubberstamps of the Rogers Free Library.

§ First printing, ex-library copy internally fresh and clean. "The report of an extensive survey made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with Lieut. Thomas Symons in charge. The survey was to determine the navigability of the upper Columbia River, and its adaptability to steamboat transportation." (Reese). Also issued in wrappers. Item #125754

Price: $75.00

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