King, Clarence. U.S. Geologist. Washington (DC): Government Printing Office. 7 vols. of text. Large 4to, original blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, illustrated with numerous maps, lithographs, photographs, and woodcuts. Most of the plates were produced by Julius Bien. This is the most complete set of reports of the King Survey. King, Clarence. Vol. I: Systematic Geology (1878); Hague A. and Emmons, S. F.. Vol. II: Descriptive Geology (1877); Hague, J. D. Vol. III: Mining Industry (1870); Meek, Hall, Whitfield, and Ridgway. Vol. IV: Paleontology and Ornithology (1877); Watson, Sereno. Vol. V: Botany (1871); Zirkel, F. Vol. VI, Microscopical Petrography (1876)AND Marsh, Othniel M.Vol. VII: Odontornithes (1880). This was one of the first western expeditions including a photographer. Timothy O'Sullivan, known for his photographs of the Civil War and the American West, produced photos for Vol. II and the originals are housed in the George Eastman House in New York.