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    Profusely Illustrated with
    Color Plates and Maps

    F.[erdinand] V.[andeveer] Hayden. Twelfth Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories: A Report of Progress of the Exploration in Wyoming and Idaho for the Year 1878. In Two Parts. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1883. Two octavo volumes. xviii, 809; xxv, 503 pages. Ex-library copies with institutional bookplates, ink stamps, and markings. Numerous color lithographed plates, black and white illustrations, large folding maps and views, some also in color. Second volume with a pocket bound in the rear board housing a loose folded map of "Yellowstone National Park" (approximately 29.5 x 35 inches) by A.D. Wilson and Henry Gannett. Bound in black cloth with gilt titles on spines. Bindings lightly rubbed and soiled. Small pencil checkmarks on list of illustrations; pencil note in second volume calls for a "General Geological Map" also in the rear pocket, but not present in this copy. Occasional holograph pencil notes. Pages with light foxing and occasional smudging or soiling, few tears. Cellophane tape repairs. Folding maps and plates with edge and fold wear, fold separations, some with tears into the image areas. The loose map of "Yellowstone National Park" has cellophane tape on its verso, including along a separation the width of the map, and bleedthrough from the right margin into the map area from an institution ink stamp on its verso. Overall, a very good pair of books.

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