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Down the Colorado by  Mary Remsen North - First edition, as stated - 1930 - from Scraps of American History and Biblio.com

Down the Colorado: By a Lone Girl Scout

by North, Mary Remsen

Condition: Good/No jacket


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 164 pages, plus Putnam's advertising, illustrated with black and white photo plates. With an introduction by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh of the Powell Colorado River Expedition of 1871. The memoir of a ten-year-old girl and her travel with her family down the Colorado River and Lower California. Orange cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine, pictoral end papers. Spine faded and a bit soiled, light edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, a little spotting, interior pages lightly tanned, binding tight, pencil notations on blank pages before half title, a little worming of back end papers with some surface loss.



  • Bookseller: Scraps of American History US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 01640
  • Title: Down the Colorado
  • Author: North, Mary Remsen
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition, as stated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1930
  • Keywords: travel, history, biography, California,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biography;
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General;


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