Publication: US Government Printing Office, 1969, Washington
First edition. Pictorial cloth. 145 pp. Frontis. Foreword. Profusely illustrated with photographs, maps, diagrams, charts, tables. A collection of papers honoring Powell on the 100th anniversary of his exploration of the Colorado River, 1869-1969. The four papers that comprise Geological Survey Professional Paper 669 are as follows: "John Wesley Powell: Pioneer Statesman of Federal Science" by Mary C. Rabbitt, "Stratified Rocks of the Grand Canyon" by Edwina D. McKee, "Geologic History of the Colorado River" by Charles B. Hunt, and "The Rapids and the Pools - Grand Canyon" by luna B. Leopold. Fine copy.
Inventory Number: 43259