REPORT OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ON THE IRRIGATION OF THE SAN JOAQUIN, TULARE, AND SACRAMENTO VALLEYS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1874
Edition: First edition
Condition: Covers moderately scuffed, wrinkle to spine cloth, some foxing to maps, first map with tear at stub, else very good
Book Id: 21459
91 pp., 1 folding chart, 6 large folding maps; octavo, brown cloth with gilt spine title.
House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. 290, 43d Cong, 1st Session. Commissioned by President Ulysses S. Grant, this was the first significant study of water resources and irrigation in California and marks the beginning of the Army Corps of Engineers' role in water management in the state. The large map (35.75 x 25 inches) of the surveyed area (from Pacific coast and Nevada border and just south of Bakersfield to Lassen Peak) is quite detailed and printed in 4 colors. Scarce.
- More: California and the West
- By This Author: Alexander, Lieut. Col. B. S.; Maj. George H. Mendell; Prof. George Davidson.
- By This Publisher: Government Printing Office