Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District (Department of the Interior Monographs of the United States Geological Survey Volume II). Clarence Edward Dutton, Wallace Stegner, Introduction.

Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District (Department of the Interior Monographs of the United States Geological Survey Volume II)

Santa Barbara, CA; Salt Lake City, UT: Peregrine Smith, Inc, 1977. 1/1500. Monograph volume only. 264pp. Quarto [30 cm] 1/2 bonded brown leather over tan canvas boards. Lacking the slipcase. Near fine. Item #53021

In 1875, Clarence Edward Dutton (1841-1912) joined the United States Geological Survey and is known for his extensive explorations of the Rocky Mountain region. His greatest accomplishment is his Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District of 1882. It is still considered the preeminent work on the Grand Canyon to date. This limited edition reprint has a four page introduction by Wallace Stegner. One in an edition of 1500 (this copy is not numbered).

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