Chicago: S. C. Griggs, 1869. First. hardcover. good. 3 maps, several text Illus. xvi, 443pp. 8vo, original green cloth, spine ends and edges of corners lightly worn, corners bumped, cloth lightly soiled, endpapers, front flyleaf, and last blank page darkened and lightly dampstained. Chicago: S. C. Griggs, 1869. First Edition This is the first general account of the great river and its drainage basin that has any claim to scientific character." Larned 515. A Chicago imprint, printed 2 years before the Great Chicago fire. (Inventory #: 267880)
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