DescriptionCaptain L[orenzo] Sitgreaves. Report of an Expedition Down the Zuni and Colorado Rivers. (Thirty-second Congress. Second Session. Senate.) Washington: Robert Armstrong, Public Printer, 1853. First edition. 8vo. 198pp. Lacking the folding map. Twenty-four plates of people and landscapes [no plate no. 14 issued]; six animal plates; five bird plates [no plate no. 2 issued]; twenty-one reptile plates [no plate no. 12 issued, and plates no. 10 and 13 are repeated]; three fish plates; twenty-one botany plates [one not listed]. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Shelf wear to the boards along the edges, corners and spine ends. Small area of loss at the head of the spine. Some offsetting to contents and some light scattered foxing, else the plates remain remarkably bright and clean. A very good copy. Ex Ben E. Pingenot.
References: Howes S521. Sabin 81472.
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