RESOURCES OF SOUTH-WEST VIRGINIA, Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc.

By: Boyd, Charles Rufus

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xiv, 321 pages; Bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, otherwise clean and tight in original gray-green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Large folding colour map at rear with a split at one fold (repaired with archival tissue). Numerous text illustrations, full page plates, and the large coloured folding geological map at rear. An textensive examination of the natural resources and economic advantages of southwestern Virginia, covering the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, Smyth, Washington, Giles, Bland, Tazewell, Russell, Scott, Lee, Wise, Buchanon, Floyd, Carroll, and Grayson, plus the adjacent North Carolina counties of Ashe and Alleghany. There is a description of each county's natural and economic resources -- mineral deposits, agriculture, water power, livestock, transportation, timber, manufacturing, etc. The illustrations include Hale's Falls, Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, Wythe Mines, Arsenic Spring, Washington Springs, Falls of Mill Creek, Holston Springs, Towers at Russell's Fall, Beatrice Falls, etc. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.

Title: RESOURCES OF SOUTH-WEST VIRGINIA, Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead Also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation, Access, Etc.

Author Name: Boyd, Charles Rufus

Categories: Natural History, 19th Century, Antiquarian Books, Economics and Business, Americana and American History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, John Wiley: 1881

ISBN Number: B0008662V2

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 39159

Keywords: Southwest Virginia Natural Resources Maps of Virginia