Augusta, ME: Luther Severance, 1838. xi, 100, , xxxvii pp. Original brown wrappers with title printed in black on front cover. Tips of front cover chipped away. Paper spine frayed with some loss. Light foxing throughout, including to plates. Item #3757
This is the Augusta printing of Jackson's second report on the geology of Maine. It features nine full-page plates plus an in-text woodcut “View of Mt. Ktaadn.” The full-page plates include:
* View of Sugar-loaf Mt. from Seboois river…
* View of Mt. Ktaadn from the summit of Sugar-loaf Mt…
* View of Aroostook Falls from below.
Thompson notes that the plates were executed by Jackson himself.
An important source for early images of the Maine woods.
References: Thompson: Important Maine Maps, Books, Prints and Ephemera: 182C. Babb, Bibliography of Maine Geology: 329. Williamson, Bibliography of the State of Maine: 4898.