Santa Barbara & Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith, Inc. 1977. First edition thus. Hardcover. Text volume: xxii, 264 pp. illustrated; quarto (11.25 x 8.5 inches), half brown bonded leather and wheat boards; Atlas volume: Twenty-three folded sheets each measuring 20 x 34 inches (Sheet 1 is the title-page and table of contents) containing 12 color maps, 10 color views; folio (20 x 17 inches). Both volumes in slipcases. Text volume fine, Atlas volume bumped at bottom of spine, title sheet with some spotting at lower quarter of sheet, both slipcases spotted, Atlas slipcase moderately worn but holding together. Very good. Item #21530
Superb limited edition facsimile reprint of this rare and important work on the Grand Canyon. Originally published in 1882 as Department of the Interior "Monographs of the United States Geological Survey, Volume II." Edition of 1500 copies, this #326.