229: Explorations & Surveys Nevada & Arizona 1872
Title: Preliminary Report Concerning Explorations and Surveys Principally in Nevada and Arizona. Prosecuted in Accordance with...Instructions...from Brigadier General A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. Conducted Under the Immediate Direction of 1st Lieut. George M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers. 1871
Author: Wheeler, George M.
Description: 96 pp. Large folding map at rear. (4to) 29x23 cm. (11½x9") original green cloth lettered in gilt on front. First Edition.First official exploration of this area, including southern Nevada, the Mojave Desert and Death Valley. Includes much on the mining districts of Nevada and eastern California. Edwards Enduring Desert p.256; Howes W321; Paher 2135.
Heading: Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1872
A touch of shelf wear; folding map with one tiny stub tear; else fine.