First edition. Quarto. 36th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Ex Document. Original gilt pictorial, blindstamped cloth, gold stamping on spine, 4 maps, including the two large folding maps of the Rio Colorado of the West, all seven Mollhausen color lithographs of Indians, all engravings [some steel engravings], the profile plate,... all are present, one map has a few tears that have been neatly repaired. Dykes' High Spots of Western Illustrating #14 says, "The leading artist on this exploring expedition was Heinrich Baldwin Mollhausen, a German who made at least two other trips to the West." Lightly soiled on the lower portion of the front panel, rubbed along front edge, else a very good copy.
Inventory Number: 25804