Boyd, Charles Rufus
Book Title Resources of South-West Virginia Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead. Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc ...
Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.) Hardcover
Book Condition Good with no dust jacket
Edition Third Edition; First Impression
Publisher's Name John Wiley & Sons 1881
Seller ID or SKU 57122
Original 1881 printing, not reprint, but a third edition. Front hinge cracking. Has steel engravings. Folded color map in front has some tears at folds and around edges, but complete. The map says special edition and is a Geological Cross section map.There are other black and white fold out maps and tables. An textensive examination of the natural resources and economic advantages of southwestern Virginia, covering the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Smyth, Washington, Giles, Bland, Tazewell, Russell, Scott, Lee, Wise, Buchanon, Floyd, Carroll, and Grayson, plus the adjacent North Carolina counties of Ashe and Alleghany. There is a description of each county's natural and economic resources -- mineral deposits, agriculture, water power, livestock, transportation, timber, manufacturing, etc. The illustrations include Hale's Falls, Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Wythe Mines, Arsenic Spring, Washington Springs, Falls of Mill Creek, Holston Springs, Towers at Russell's Fall, Beatrice Falls. Rare. ; Illustrations; 0.75 x 9.69 x 7.44 Inches; 378 pages