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GEORGE WILLIAM FEATHERSTONHAUGH. The First U. S. Government Geologist., Berkeley, Edmund and Dorothy Smith Berkeley.

Author Name    Berkeley, Edmund and Dorothy Smith Berkeley.

Title   GEORGE WILLIAM FEATHERSTONHAUGH. The First U. S. Government Geologist.

Binding   Hardcover with dust jacket.

Book Condition   Fine in Fine dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; First Printing

Publisher    The University Of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. 1988

ISBN Number    0817303650 / 9780817303655

Seller ID   310350

The biography of George William Featherstonhaugh (1780-1866) , the first U. S. Government geologist was directly responsible for the planning and construction of one of the first railroads in the United States - the Albany and Hudson. A writer of travel narratives, Featherstonhaugh published two accounts of his geological explorations in the U. S. , EXCURSIONS THROUGH THE SLAVE STATES (1844) and A CANOE VOYAGE UP THE MINNAY SOTOR (1847) . 357 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Very light soil spots to top edge of book. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. ; History of Amewrican Since and Technology; Standard Book Size; 357 pages

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Price = 35.00 USD


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