Reports of Explorations and Surveys, Volume IX, Book II. To Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-5, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1858, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Volume IX, Part II. General Report Upon the Zoology of the Several Pacific Railroad Routes. Birds by Spencer F. Baird with the cooperation of John Cassin and George N. Lawrence.
Washington DC: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1858. 1005p. 30cm. Backed in brown calf; green morocco label and calf tips; marbled paper baords. Prior owner's name and address on the front cover paste down; missing the end papers; morocco label faded; still, from the library of renowned scholar of materia medica Jerry Stannard and in very good contion.