Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1962. Near Fine in Near Fine dust-jacket First Edition. 8vo.[9.25x6in]; xxiii, 408 pp., 32 illustrations, 7 maps, bibliography and index, Dark gray cloth over black cloth spine, gilt lettering on spine, top edge brown ink speckled. all edges trimmed; Cream dust jacket with green lettering on front and spine, black and white image of surveyors on front and spine, advertisements for series on back, listing of other books on inside dust jacket; Negligible shelf wear to covers and dust jacket, price clipped. Item #13512
This book is about the four Great Surveys west of the hundredth meridian after the Civil War, between 1867 and 1879. The surveys were led by Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Clarence King, John Wesley Powell and George M. Weaver.