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 #54756
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).