Down the Colorado. in dj.


POWELL, John Wesley. Down the Colorado : Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon 1869; Eliot Porter, Photographs and Epilogue 1969; Foreword and Notes by Don D. Fowler. [NY]: Promontory Press, 1969. Pp 168. Illustrated with numerous colour photos and b/w drawings to text, many full page. 4to, orange cloth. "Down the Colorado contains John Wesley Powell's dramatic journal of 1869, edited and introduced by Don D. Fowler; [...] Drawings andphotographs, the work of Powell's contemporaries, enhance the text. Eliot Porter has contributed a 48 page gallery of four-color photographs. [...] His epilogue is a memorial to Glen Canyon, which today lies drowned and lost; it is also a tribute to the river that still roars through Marble and Grand canyons." -from the dust jacket. Vg in tape repaired, chipped (along topand bottom edges) and price-clipped dj. 30.00

Title: Down the Colorado. in dj.

Author Name: POWELL, John Wesley. FOWLER, Don D. (Foreword) PORTER, Eliot. (Photographs and Epilogue)

Categories: 55,

Publisher: Promontory Press, New York, 1969, ISBN:0883940124:

Seller ID: 57628

Keywords: NAUTICAL EXPLORATION RIVERS COLORADO UNITED STATES 19TH ,