In & Around the Grand Canyon: The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
Date Published: 1901
Edition: Early edition
Book Id: 30273
346pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] Light gray cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles and a black, gray and tan ink stamped vignette on the front cover. Top edge gilt. Good only. The covers and spine are gently rubbed, soiled and bumped. The top edge of the rear board is faded. There is a former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The front endsheet is very mildly soiled, and the verso of the front free endsheet is slightly stained. There are a couple of small light stains on the rear endsheet. The text block is cracked multiple times, and the pages are mildly browned. With the fold-out illustration at the front.
"James spent a great deal of time at the Grand Canyon over a number of years and visited many out of the way spots. Because so much of the book records personal experiences it has special historical value and is in many respects one of the best of the Grand Canyon books." - Francis Farquhar.