DescriptionRandolph B. Marcy assisted by George B. McClellan. Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the Year 1852, With Reports on the Natural History of the Country, and Numerous Illustrations. Thirty-third Congress, 1st Session, Volume I. Washington: Beverley Tucker, Senate Printer, 1854. First edition. 8vo. [i-iii] iv-v [vi-vii] viii-ix [x-xi] xii-xv [xvi, blank];  2-310pp. 64 plates, including one hand-colored folding example; two plates appear to be missing unless plate numbering system is in error. Original brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Corners bumped, a small crack with flaking in the joint near the head of the spine. Significant offsetting and foxing scattered throughout, especially prevalent on several of the plates; still, a solid copy in very good condition.
Originally issued with a separate atlas volume, which is sadly missing from this lot. Ex Ben E. Pingenot.
References: Graff 2675; Howes M276; Sabin 44512.
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