POWELL, JOHN WESLEY. 1834-1902.  Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its Tributaries. Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872.  Washington:  Government Printing Office,  1875.
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POWELL, JOHN WESLEY. 1834-1902.
Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its Tributaries. Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1875.
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POWELL, JOHN WESLEY. 1834-1902.
Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its Tributaries. Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1875.
4to (295 x 230 mm). 80 wood engraved plates and illustrations after Thomas Moran or photographs by J. K. Hillers and others, folding map and folding profile housed in the rear pocket. Publisher's cloth. Repairs to spine, sunned, light spotting.

FIRST EDITION of Powell's incredible account of the first descent of the Colorado River, complete with the folding map and plate often lacking. Covering the history of the exploration of the canyons, physical features of the valley, and the zoology and botany of the region, and illustrated with many engravings depicting the natural phenomena of the Colorado River. Sabin 64753; Howes P-525.
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