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    Forty-Six Large Maps and Breathtaking Panoramic
    Illustrations of the Grand Cañon and Yellowstone Park

    Two United States Geological Survey Atlases. Elephant folios printed by Julius Bien and Company for the Department of the Interior in Washington, in publisher's cloth with gilt titles and crossed hammer and pick designs to front boards. Included is: Capt. Clarence E. Dutton. Atlas to Accompany the Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District. 1882. Eleven double page color maps, one black and white; and ten double page panoramic color illustrations by William H. Holmes and Thomas Moran. 23 leaves. Boards rubbed, scratched and lightly soiled, corners bumped and rubbed, edges bumped and chipped, tears to spine, spine repaired, hinges re-enforced; tape repair on verso of front free endpaper, blank page facing title page folded diagonally with slight fold separation, light edge wear with small paper chips to front free endpaper, blank facing title page, Sheet XXIII, and following blank pages; two small paper lifts in lower image area of Sheet XVI, minor fold separations to Sheet XVIII; overall few small edge tears, occasional smudges, else internally very good. [Together With]: Arnold Hague. Atlas to Accompany Monograph XXXII on the Geology of the Yellowstone National Park. 1904. Seventeen full page and seven full double page color maps. 27 leaves. Boards rubbed, scratched and soiled, corners bumped and rubbed, small tears to spine with surface loss; previous owner's ink holograph name and bookplate stain on front pastedown with ink off-set to front free endpaper; small edge tears to title page, lower right corner bends to last two blank pages, small tear to rear free endpaper; light browning to margins, and occasional smudges. Otherwise two volumes of very good beautiful plates in solid, but worn bindings.

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