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    Sale 2310 | Lot 50
    Price Realized: $300With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2310 Lot 50

      (ARIZONA.) Ives, Joseph Christmas Report upon the Colorado River of the West. 2 folding maps, 33 (of 34) plates, text illustrations. 4to, publisher's gilt pictorial cloth, worn, nearly disbound; lacking one of the fossil plates, short tears on maps, moderate foxing, offsetting from pressed botanical specimens. 36th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Ex. Doc. Washington, 1861

      Estimate $250 - 350

      Ives and his party were the first to map the Grand Canyon, which he famously described here as "altogether valueless" (page 110). Howes I-92; Sabin 35308; Wagner-Camp 375 (calls for extra maps in Senate issue, not seen here or elsewhere); Wheat Transmississippi West, pages IV:95-101.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $300