Grand Canyon of Arizona, Being a Book of Words from Many Pens, About the Grand Canyon of the Colorodo River in Arizona. GRAND CANYON, Santa Fe Railroad.
Grand Canyon of Arizona, Being a Book of Words from Many Pens, About the Grand Canyon of the Colorodo River in Arizona

Grand Canyon of Arizona, Being a Book of Words from Many Pens, About the Grand Canyon of the Colorodo River in Arizona

Passenger Department of the Santa Fe, 1906.

Hardcover. Near Fine. Second edition (first published 1902).129 pp, in pictorial boards. One pale stain to front board, a few small rubbed spots. Internally fine. Included is the original cardboard mailing box, labeled as coming from A.T. & S.F. Ry. Railway Exchange, Chicago. Many b/w photographs, color map. An anthology of appreciative essays on the canyon from a variety of perspectives (artistic, geological, etc), with several pages of tourist information provided at the end. "Several of the articles were written especially for this publication, namely those by Powell, Lummis, Stanton, Hamlin Garland, Thomas Moran; others are excerpts from books and magazine articles" (Farquhar 61). Other contributors include J.L. Stoddard, William Allen White, Harriet Monroe, David Starr Jordan, and Charles Dudley Warner.

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