Published in Accordance With an Act of Congress Approved March 3, 1877 Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1878.
First Edition. Hardcover. Tall quarto. Approx. 12" tall. 621 pages. Restored. Brownish marbled paper covered boards with brown leather corners and spine. 5 raised bands, gilt lines, decorations and gilt title on the spine. New blueish floral decorated end papers. Blue cloth linen hinges. Title page has a small perforation at the bottom. Evidence of sticker or label removal on the verso of the title page and on the back of map 7 in the rear. Illustrated with 15 tinted lithograph views; 7 large folding numbered maps in back; and 7 folding maps, diagrams, and sketches in the text. Many of the maps have taped repairs on the verso and on the folding edges. Page 83 is repaired. Page 300 is chipped in the upper corner. Text is very clean. This is a survey of border between United States and Canada along the 49th Parallel. Views include an Ojibway Camp, a Sioux Grave, Badlands, Assinniboine Camp, Rocky Mountain Falls, the Camp at Pine Ridge - Departure of the Dog Trains, and many more. Very good. Item #15734