Lot 222: J.W. Powell on Arid Lands of U.S.

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:36

Lot 222: Author: Powell, J[ohn] W[esley]; Title: Report on the Lands of the Arid Region of the United States, With a More Detailed Account of the Lands of Utah; Place Published: Washington; Publisher: Government Printing Office; Date Published: 1879; Description: [xvi], 195 pp. 3 large folding maps in pocket at rear. (4to) 29.5x22.5 cm (11½x9"), original cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Second Edition.Revised and corrected by the authors. The 1878 first edition was rapidly exhausted and a second printing was ordered by Congress in 1879. Condition: Minor rubbing and wear to cloth, tiny nick to spine cloth at lettering; very good condition. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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