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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Howard Stansbury; Spencer Fullerton Baird; Charles Girard; Samuel Stehman Haldeman; John Torrey; James Hall; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
|Notes:||Report submitted to the U.S. Bureau of topographical engineers.
Also published, Philadelphia, 1852, Washington, 1853, as Senate executive document no. 3, 32d Congress, special session, March 1851, under title: Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah ...
"Authorities consulted": p. ix.
"Baird. Reptiles, by Prof. Baird and Chas. Girard. Insects, by Prof. Haldeman": pages -379.
"Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition. By Professor John Torrey": pages -397.
"Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall ... containing observations on the geology and paleontology of the country traversed by the expedition": pages -414.
|Description:||487 pages, 56 plates (some folded) : frontispiece folded map ; 25 cm + atlas of 2 folded maps|
|Responsibility:||illustrated by ... plates, from drawings taken on the spot, also a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains and two large and accurate maps of that region, by Howard Stansbury ...|