Norman; (1962): University of Oklahoma Press. Firt Edition. Octavo. Item #018556
The author recreates for the reader the hardships, both physical and financial, the discoveries and the high adventures of the bold, headstrong, and often brilliant men of the Great Surveys such as George M. Wheeler, Clarence King and others as they climbed the Rockies, explored the Yellowstone or battled the Colorado. 408pp., bound ion 1/4 black cloth over gray cloth, spine lettering gilt, in an unclipped pictorial dust jacket with a list of books in this series, only minor spots of rubbing and were to spine ends. A very nice copy.