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The wonders of the Colorado Desert (southern California). Its rivers and its mountains, its canyons and its springs, its life and its history, pictured and described .
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston 1906 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo; 33 plates, 1 folding map, 1 double-page table inserted, numerous illustrations throughout text all after Carl Eytel; original beige cloth over blue cloth boards, gilt vignette on upper covers; the spines both a bit faded, and not quite uniform, the second volume with a mild dampstain at the lower spine, hinges of vol. II neatly reglued; a good set. With a long and interesting inscription from the author on the half title "To Dr. and Mrs. Robertson, Ruth & Majorie: Dear friends, We have reveled in the delights of the Grand & Hoover Canyons together, & I hope that these pages will lead you to want to go with me, someday, into this equally wonderful & interesting region - the Colorado Desert of our own California. Cordially yours, George Wharton James. Howes J-44. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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