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The title page reads in part: "Eleventh Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1889-90. By J. W. Powell, Director. Part I - Geology. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1891."
Measures: 11 ¾” x 8”

Condition and Contents:

Illustrated with numerous maps & plates - including six large folding maps loosely stored in a pocket inside the rear board - including a large foldout color map of the United States in pocket in the back, showing the progress made in the geographic survey.

The book is hardcover, brown cloth on boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine & decorations on boards, small hole & creases on lower part of spine, spine ends worn & frayed, white spots, scratched & rubbing on boards, edges & corners of boards well worn, corners bumped, paper covering on front inner hinge cracked & split but the board still securely attached, contents lightly, evenly age toned with occasional minor foxing spots, one of the loose maps in the pocket has a diagonal glue stains across one panel of the exterior,

757 pages

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