Lot 250 of 522:
Stegner's Beyond the Hundredth Meridian  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$168
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

Author:
Stegner, Wallace

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Company

Date:
1954

Description:

xxiii, [3], 438 pp. Introduction by Bernard DeVoto. Illustrations from engravings, paintings, sketches, photos, etc., including a large folding panoramic frontispiece painting of the Grand Canyon by William H. Holmes; map on the front endpapers. Brown cloth, pictorial jacket. First Edition.

Stegner recounts the successes and frustrations of John Wesley Powell, the distinguished ethnologist and geologist who explored the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon, and the homeland of Indian tribes of the American Southwest.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some light wear to dust jacket and covers, small spot on spine; light toning on some pages; else near fine.


 
Item number:
305644
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