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Color lithographed view. "Plate No. XX is an illuminated sketch made from a photograph taken in the Grand Canon near its mouth ... The sun breaking through upon the vari-colored sedimentary beds enlivens a contrast of colors that no artist can accurately copy."-- v. 1, p. 163.
These seven text volumes were published from 1875 to 1889. They consist the final, monumental report of Wheeler's Survey. The first volume, Geographical Report, contains much valuable information on the general history of western U.S. mapping and specific details on the sources of the Survey's map sheets. The Topographic and Geologic Atlas were issued separately. Bound in linen with title, date, volume number and topic on the spine.
Wheat v. 5, p 338-342; Karrow "George M. Wheeler ..." in Koepp Exploration and Mapping of the American West.