[VOLUMINOUS COLLECTION OF WORKS RELATING TO THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CANADA, 1845 - 1906]
1906·Montreal, Toronto, Quebec, and Ottawa
Montreal, Toronto, Quebec, and Ottawa, 1906. Seventy-seven works, including numerous maps. Some original wrappers, some volumes in contemporary leather bindings, some in later yellow buckram. Some map volumes supplied, at least in part, in facsimile. Overall very good. A long run of the geological survey of Canada, with some works printed in English, some in French. Comprises the progress reports and maps for the Canadian geological survey for a period of about fifty years. Includes the rare large folio atlas titled, PLAN OF VARIOUS LAKES AND RIVERS, BETWEEN LAKE HURON AND THE RIVER OTTAWA... (Toronto, 1857) listed as numbers 16-38 in Ferrier's ANNOTATED CATALOGUE...OF THE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CANADA. The atlas is usually encountered in quarto format, with the maps folded to conform to the smaller size. A copy of the Ferrier bibliography is also included with the collection. A complete, detailed list of the works is available upon request.
(Inventory #: WRCAM50950)
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