Report upon the Colorado River of the West, Explored in 1857 and 1858; Under the direction of the Office of Explorations and Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, in charge. By order of the Secretary of War

Washington, (DC): Government Printing Office, 1861. First edition, 36th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Ex. Doc. 4to. 131, 14, 154, 30, 6, 31, (1) pp. Illustrated, 25 plates (as called for in "List of Illustrations," plus 6 scientific plates, 8 are chromolithographs), 2 large folding maps, 8 panoramic views, profile. Howes I-92. Sabin: "The river, flowing between perpendicular walls a mile and quarter in altitude, is not the only development of this exploration that excites our interest. Lieutenant Ives was the first to give us the results of an intelligent observer of the celebrated, yet almost mythical, fortified villages of the Moquis Indians." Wagner-Camp 375. Eberstadt 120, 120. Spine rubbed, some foxing, some offset from plates, tear in one leaf repaired; a good solid copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated black cloth (rebacked, with the original spine laid down). (#5152). Item #58278

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