High, Wide, and Handsome: The River Journals of Norman D. Nevills
Place Published: Logan, UT
Publisher: Utah State University Press
Date Published: 2005
Edition: Early printing, association copy
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 49237
SIGNED. 308pp. with notes and index. Octavo [24 cm] Full cloth binding in pictorial dust jacket, issued simultaneously with the softbound first. With minor edge wear to the spine and covers.
Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Nevills was the first commercial guide on the San Juan, Green, and Colorado Rivers. This copy is inscribed by the editor, Roy Webb, to the prominent river runner, Art Gallenson, on the half title page. Gallenson was a pioneer of western commercial river running, helping to create river running expeditions in the Grand Canyon. Webb writes, "For Art, who knows & loves the river, Roy Webb."