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Report Upon The Colorado River Of The West, Explored In 1857 And 1858 By Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, Corps Of Topographical Engineers, Under The Direction Of The Office Of Explorations And Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, In Charge. by  Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives

Report Upon The Colorado River Of The West, Explored In 1857 And 1858 By Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, Corps Of Topographical Engineers, Under The Direction Of The Office Of Explorations And Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, In Charge.

by Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives

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

$1,750.00