The Romance of the Colorado River, The Story of its Discovery in 1540, with an Account of the Later Explorations, and with Special Reference to the Voyages of Powell through the Line of the Great Canyons. COLORADO RIVER, Frederick S. Dellenbaugh.

The Romance of the Colorado River, The Story of its Discovery in 1540, with an Account of the Later Explorations, and with Special Reference to the Voyages of Powell through the Line of the Great Canyons

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1902.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. pp. xxxv, 399, with index, color frontispiece from a watercolor by Thomas Moran, many additional illustrations from photographs by Delancy Gill and J.K. Hillers, C.R. Savage, and E.R. Beaman, drawings by the author, maps. Original brown pictorial cloth with some minor insect damage, short tears to cloth at head of spine. Original advertisement for the book (removed from another book), laid in. Farquhar (112): "An excellent compendium of Colorado River history from the time of Ulloa and Cardenas to the Brown-Stanton expedition of 1889-90. The first book to bring the main features of the story into good perspective...sure to remain as one of the foundations of a Colorado River library."

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