Title Report upon the Colorado River of the West (The American Scene: Comments and Commentators Series)
Binding Large Hardcover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher New York Da Capo Press 1969
Seller ID 2068641
New York: Da Capo Press. 1969. Reissue. 131, 154, , 30, 6, 31,  pp. Two fold-out maps in pocket inside front board, engravings throughout text. 1969 reissue of 1861 original (Sabin 35308, Howes I92). From Sabin's description: 'This river, flowing between perpendicular walls a mile and a quarter in altitude, is not the only development of this exploration which excites our interest. Lieutenant Ives was the first to give us the results of an intelligent observer of the celebrated, yet almost mythical, fortified villages of the Moquis Indians. Contents: Part I. General Report. II. Hydrographic Report. III. Geological Report; by J. S. Newberry. IV. Botany; by A. Gray, J. Torrey, G. Thurber, and G. Engelmann. V. Zoology (Birds); by S. F. Baird. Appendix. Astronomical Observations.'Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY COLORADO RIVER WEST FRONTIER WESTERN CO GRAND CANYON Condition Notes: Includes maps. Boards lightly soiled, top page ridge lightly foxed.