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    Six Volumes of Utah State Historical Society. Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1939-1950. Bound editions. Six octavo volumes. Illustrated with numerous plates and fold-out maps. Full leatherette with gilt-stamped titles on front and spine. General shelf wear and rubbing to extremities. Some have bookplates, stamps or owner's signature. Otherwise, very good.

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    Including:Volume VII, 1939 [and:] Volume IX, 1941 [and:] Volume XIV 1946 [and:] Volume XV The Exploration of the Colorado River in 1869 [and:] Volumes XVI-XVII The Exploration of the Colorado River and the High Plateaus of Utah in 1871-72, 1948-49 [and:] Volume XVIII Pageant in the Wilderness, 1950.

    These Utah Historical Society volumes are very scarce and desirable and are sought after by collectors of Western Americana and the Grand Canyon. Volumes 15, 16, and 17 are grouped together as a unit to form a very valuable and original source material for the documentary history of the two Powell surveys of 1868 and 1871-1872.



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