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LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS . . . IN REGARD TO THE RANGE AND RANCH CATTLE TRAFFIC IN THE WESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES.  [Caption title.  At head of first page: "48th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 267.] by  Jr.]  Joseph - Paperback - First edition - 1885 - from Eilenberger Rare Books, LLC (SKU: 0000105)

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS . . . IN REGARD TO THE RANGE AND RANCH CATTLE TRAFFIC IN THE WESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES. [Caption title. At head of first page: "48th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 267.]

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LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS . . . IN REGARD TO THE RANGE AND RANCH CATTLE TRAFFIC IN THE WESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES. [Caption title. At head of first page: "48th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 267.]

by [Nimmo, Joseph, Jr.]

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[Washington], 1885. 200 pages. Lacking the maps, as usual. Later marbled wraps. 23 x 15 cm. Minuscule fore-edge chip to the first leaf, several minuscule chips to the last two leaves, and shallow chipping to the final blank, else very good with faint soiling to the first page, a little foxing to the final page, and a few scattered pinhead-sized spots to the text. Early printing. The House issue of this important report. One of several government editions of the same year, it was preceded by a Treasury Department issue. "One of the `big four' cattle books; an indispensable source for research in the field . . . It contains more solid facts than any other primary source of the time." --Reese, "Six Score," 81 (citing Treasury issue). "Contributed to by cattle experts, statistically documented, the unrivaled source for the period." --Howes (2nd ed.) N158. "A statistical record concerning grazing lands, trail driving, railroad shipping of cattle, markets, foreign investments in ranches, etc. This document is the outstanding example of factual material to be found in various government publications ... " --Dobie, "Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest," p. 112. Adams, "Herd," 1673.

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Title
LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF STATISTICS . . . IN REGARD TO THE RANGE AND RANCH CATTLE TRAFFIC IN THE WESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES. [Caption title. At head of first page: "48th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 267.]
Author
[Nimmo, Joseph, Jr.]
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Publisher
[G.P.O.?]
Place of Publication
[Washington]
Date published
1885
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An online shop focusing on Americana, particularly books pertaining to the South, and offering rare, scholarly, and antique books on a variety of other subjects. Proprietor David J. Eilenberger worked for over five years at respected firms in the A.B.A.A. before establishing the company in 2010. In addition to books, we are interested in acquiring broadsides, ephemera, 19th-century photographs, and manuscripts. Member Independent Online Booksellers Association since 2017.

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