The Place No One Knew: Glen Canyon on the Colorado

Porter, Eliot; David Brower (Editor)

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Place Published: San Francisco, CA
Publisher: Sierra Club
Date Published: 1966
Edition: Revised Second Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 18190


SIGNED. 183pp. Folio [35 cm.] Red cloth with gilt stamped titles on front board and backstrip. Near fine. The edges of the covers are ever so slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with lightly chipped edges. Also just a little bit stained. There are two long closed tears in the edges, the longest tear measuring 2 inches. In addition, the edges have numerous short closed tears. Price-clipped.


Photographic history that includes 80 full color plates, eight more than the first edition. Discover why Pulitzer Prize winning author Wallace Stegner called this canyon, "The most serenely beautiful of all the canyons of the Colorado River," and why Sierra Club Founder and editor of this volume, David Brower called the drowning of this national treasure, "America's most regretted environmental mistake." This copy is signed and dated at the end of the foreword by David Brower. With 4 additional plates.

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