Albert Coal Mining Co. 1851 Report (Pumpelly's Copy) with Map #34839

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Albert Coal Mining Co. 1851 Report  (Pumpelly's Copy) with Map  #34839
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48 pages w/ large map (25" x 19") of claims. Personal copy of famous geologist Raphael Pumpelly (based on handwriting comparison with other signed copy). "Report on the Albert Coal Mine, Containing an Account of the Situation and Geological Relations of the Rocks, including and accompanying the coal; with Lithographic Drawings of the fossil fishes and plants found in the mine, together with descriptions of the specimens, chemical researches on the coal, and tables of comparison with different varieties of asphaltum. By Charles T. Jackson." The lithographs of the fossil fishes and plants are NOT present in this copy and must have been previously removed. There are small cross-section illustrations of the formations. Printed by George F. Nesbitt & Co., New York, 1851. Disbound. Map is fragile with separation. Toning to pages and rough edges. 9" x 5.5" State: Canada City: New Brunswick Date: