Forest Conditions in the Olympic Forest Reserve, Washington

Washington DC: Department of the Interior. United States Geological Survey, 1902.

Professional Paper No. 7, Series H, Forestry, 4. Bound with Forest Conditions in the Northern Sierra Nevada, California (Professional Paper No. 8, Series H, Forestry, 5) by John B. Leiberg. Quarto bound in buckram with gilt spine lettering, with rear pocket containing a folded map of Olympic Forest Reserve and six folded maps of Northern Sierra Nevada showing classification of lands. Text of the Olympic report is 100 pp, with 18 b/w plates from photographs. Published seven years before the establishment of Mount Olympus National Monument (which would become Olympic National Park in 1938), this nicely illustrated report contains much information on the forest's boundaries, topography, agriculture, mining, logging, roads, and railroads, with details of local conditions, timber, and terrain given for each sector of the forest.

Item #20161

Price: $125.00

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