Report on the Geology of the High Plateaus of Utah (Department of the Interior U. S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region)
Place Published: Washington DC
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1880
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 45550
307pp. Quarto [30 cm] Rebacked in black cloth, with the original brown cloth over the boards, and a recent printed paper title label adhered to the spine. With eleven heliotype plates, and 3 plates, in four parts (3 of which are fold-out). No atlas. Good condition. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges, there is a glue-stained patch on the front pastedown, and the title page, with notations in pencil, is detached, and laid in. The pages are clean.
The first of Dutton's two great works for the USGS. Taken together, these works comprise the first detailed study of the four corners country and the Colorado Plateau: Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.