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REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR; Being Part of the Message and Documents Communicated to the Two Houses of Congress. . . Volume II Part I & Part II. [Report of the Chiefs of Engineers].

Government Printing Office: Washington 1878 2 volumes, 9 x 5.75, volume 1 in printed wraps, 840pp + index, covers worn, soiled & edge chipped, missing back cover, spine heavily chipped & wrinkled, pp browned with some edge staining in one sprung section, old bookplate on title page, still in usable (but fragile) condition; volume 2 is worn and loose cloth, 950 pp + index, inner hinges cracked, pp toned, edges soiled. Vol 1 contains folding maps and charts of: Charleston Harbor (2), Connecticut River (16), Coffer Dam, Kanawha, Cape Fear, Washington & Georgetown Harbors, Galveston Harbor, Harbor of Vicksburg & Yazoo River (3). Missouri River at Nebraska City and Omaha and Atchison (4), Ten Island Shoals & Coosa River, Louisville and Portland Canal and Ohio River (10); plus other single page illustr & charts, foldouts in good condition with toning and some wear but no major tears. Volume 2 contains foldouts showing Portsmouth Harbor, Scituate Harbor, Pawcatuck River (3), Saybrook Bar, Thames Rivers , Bridgeport, Southport, Norwalk, Hellgate, Flood Rock, Shrewsbury River, salem River, Cohansey Creek, Schuykill River (3), Delaware River, Mifflin Bar, Bukhead Shoal, Cherry Island Flats, Screw Pile Driving, Delaware Breakwater (2), Manasquan Inlet, Dutch Gap, Norfolk, VA Harbor, Neuse River, Charleston Harbor (2), Savannah River Improvements, St. John's River, FL (many foldouts, one with tear & misfolding), and Corpus Christie Bay (2). A fantastic collection.

Book Id: 97-3643

Price: $750.00

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