Item #11226 The Grand Canyon of Arizona How to See It. GRAND CANYON, George Wharton James.
The Grand Canyon of Arizona How to See It

The Grand Canyon of Arizona How to See It

Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company, 1910.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall. 265 pp, with index, illustrations (author's photographs) and folding map. Pictorial green cloth; lettering stamped in gilt. Pale dampstain visible on top edge and gutter, not affecting illustrations or print. Offsetting to title page and following page. In the scarce original dust jacket, which is missing sizeable chips at the spine ends and has been extensively reinforced with archival tape. An early guide book that, while now outdated, "provides interesting comparisons of the trail trips with those of today. James was thoroughly familiar with the history and lore of the region, and in some instances--notably the boat trips of Loper, Russell, and Monett, he furnishes data for later historians" (Farquhar 65).

Item #11226