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Owen, David Dale, 1807–1860
Report of a geological survey of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota : and incidentally of a portion of Nebraska Territory : made under instructions from the United States Treasury Department / by David Dale Owen, United States Geologist.
Additional Title(s):
Illustrations to the geological report of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852.
Philadephia : C. Sherman, printer, 19 St. James Street
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 32 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QE73 .O94 1852+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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The second volume has title: Illustrations to the geological report of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota ... It includes 69 leaves of plates, including "twenty-seven quarto plates of organic remains, eight of which are executed by the medal-ruling process ..." (see List of illustrations, volume 1).
Final report, addressed to the commissioner of the U.S. General land office.
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Includes index.
BEIN Zc20 +852ow: Text and Atlas of plates bound in same vol.; atlas lacks t.p. Bookplate of Earl of Ilchester. Some of the ill. are hand-colored.
BAC: British Art Center copy in two volumes. Bound in publisher's original purple cloth; blind-stamped.
Subject Terms:
Birds -- Minnesota.
Birds -- Wisconsin.
Botany -- Minnesota.
Botany -- Wisconsin.
Geology -- Mississippi River Valley.
Ilchester, Earl of -- Bookplate.
Paleontology -- Mississippi River Valley.
Hand-colored illustrations.
Medal engravings -- 1852.
Steel engravings -- 1852.
Steel engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1852.
Lithographs -- 1852.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1852.
Wood engravings -- 1852.
United States. General Land Office.
United States. Department of the Treasury.
Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891.
Norwood, J. G. (Joseph Granville), 1807-1895.
Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890.
Pratten, Henry.
Shumard, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1820-1869.
Whittlesey, Charles, 1808-1886.
Lippincott, Grambo & Co., publisher.
Sherman, Conger, 1793-1867, printer.

  • Geological survey of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota / D.D. Owen
  • Geological report of a survey of portions of Wisconsin and Minnesota, made during the years 1847, '48, '49 and '50 / J.G. Norwood
  • Geological report of that portion of Wisconsin bordering on the south shore of Lake Superior, surveyed in the year 1849 / Charles Whittlesey
  • Geological report of local, detailed observations, in the valleys of the Minnesota, Mississippi, and Wisconsin rivers, made in the years 1848 and 1849 / B.F. Shumard
  • Description of the remains of extinct Mammalia and Chelonia, from Nebraska Territory / Joseph Leidy.
  • Appendix. I. Description of new and imperfectly known genera and species of organic remains / D.D. Owen
  • II. Descriptions of one new genus and twenty-two new species of Crinoidea, from the subcarboniferous limestone of Iowa / D.D. Owen and B.F. Shumard
  • III. Summary of the distribution of orders, genera, and species in the northwest
  • IV. Additional chemical examinations / D.D. Owen
  • V. Systematic catalogue of plants of Wisconsin and Minnesota / C.C. Parry
  • VI. Systematic catalogue of birds observed in northern Wisconsin and Minnesota / Henry Pratten.

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