Washington: Government Printing Office, 1900. 1st Edition. Leather. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good. Item #012851
1st edition. A Very Good copy. 4to., vii, 856 pp., illustrated with graphs, charts, engravings, and numerous (27), large folding maps. Bound in period half leather with marbled paper over boards; with title on the spine in gilt. Marbled end papers and all edges marbled. Moderate edge wear, with the boards mildly rubbed. The joints are rubbed thru at the top third. Text and maps are Fine. A Very Good or better copy. *** There is a small note in pencil that this copy belonged to Congressman John Humphrey Small, from Washington, North Carolina. Small served as chairman of the Committee on Rivers and Harbors. ***.