First edition. 8vo. Cloth, , 592 pp.,illustrated, maps, acknowledgments, bibliography, index. Illustrations by Edward Shelton. Banta was an excellent choice for this book as he had been compiling information on the river for twenty years and had written various articles about even before he was chosen by Rinehart. Light toning to the front and rear endpapers, else a near fine copy in price-clipped, lightly soiled dust jacket with a few small chips to the head of spine, a small closed tear to the top edge of the front cover panel, and lightly sunned on the spine.
Inventory Number: 35951