EXECUTIVE DOCUMENTS Twenty-Ninth Congress, First Session. (1846, Volume 7)
Price: 1,200.00 USD
Washington: (Government Printing Office), 1846. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st edition. Volume 7 only, contains Executive documents No. 209-228 (except 226). A Very Good copy. 8vo., each document paged individually: approximately 800 pp.,, with numerous engraved folding plates of Lighthouses, and several folding charts. Bound in full leather, with title on red label on the spine. Rear joint rubbed, with a small tear at the crown; spine a bit soiled. Maps and plates Very Good or better, with a few maps mis-folded. Some text signatures are tanned/browning. A Very Good copy. *** Contains 18 Documents of varying lengths. Of particular interest is Executive Document 222, 278 pages with 2 engraved pates and 25 large (many folding out to over 25 inches) folding plates of Light houses and light house accessories. Most are of existing houses in England, Scotland, Ireland and other European nations. Other documents include: No. 209 Reports of General Taylor (early Mexican War); No. 210 Chesapeake & Delaware Canal; No. 213 Payment of the Tennessee Volunteers of 1836 (Texas Revolution); No. 217 Constitution for the State of Iowa; No. 221 Settlement and Adjustment of the Oregon Question. A cornerstone for any collection of Light House history in the United States.***. 1st Edition. Very Good.