Boston, Mass: Lee and Shephard, 1870. Hardcover. Quarto (9.5" x 6.75" x 2.25") Dark green pebbled cloth-covered boards with gilt design/lettering. Professional mending to spine with like leather. Original brown endpapers. Fold-out Map at rear. Many illustrations throughout, including numerous full-page, tissue-guarded engravings. Very Good. Item #74611
Dall was Director of the Scientific Corps of the Late Western Union Telegraph Expedition, and one of the earliest scientists to explore Alaska's vast interior. His scientific interests and expertise extended from Malacology to Cartography to Meteorology and everywhere in between.