Washington DC: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service, 1956. Decorated Wraps, stock. Quarto, pp 36, with glossary.16 color plates. Very Good+. Item #17177
The United States Forest Service is the "official wood identification agency" of the U.S. government. This booklet is used in conjunction with trade, lawsuits, building codes industrail standards, and even to identify the wood in sunken ships. A very practical technical guide with clear photographic images of the wood grains and colors.