WHEELER, George Montague (1842-1905)
Annual Report upon the Geographical Surveys of the Territory of the United States West of the 100th Meridian, in the States and Territories of California, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Being Appendix NN of the Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers for 1878. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1878.
8vo (228 x 148 mm). 2 lithographic plates, folding map. (Tear to folding map crossing image.) Publisher's cloth-backed printed boards (some light wear, label on upper cover). PRESENTATION COPY with Wheeler's compliment slip tipped in. Includes a survey of the Great Salt Lake basin, surveys of the Lake Tahoe and Washoe mining regions, and information about the first discoveries in California.