The Great Divide: Travels in the Upper Yellowstone in the Summer of 1874

By: Dunraven, [W.T. Windham-Quin, 4th] Earl of

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This travel narrative relates a journey through Yellowstone National Park two years after the area became a national park.


Many subjects of natural history, geology and mineralogy encountered on this long, difficult and exhilarating exploration. The knowledgeable Earl even included chemical analysis of the water of the springs and geysers which he encountered in these travels.


First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; xiv, 382, [2] + 12 advert pp. with 15 wood-engraved plates by Valentine W. Bromley; 2 folding lithographed maps. One map depicts the area in and around Yellowstone National Park and the other depicts the Rocky Mountain region of the United States including the Territories of Wyoming and Montana.


Original gilt-pictorial red cloth. Bindings tight and square, though hinges are open which appears to be typical of this issue. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with rubbed corners; some internal foxing.
REF: Smith 2658; Graff 1183 Jones 1582.

Title: The Great Divide: Travels in the Upper Yellowstone in the Summer of 1874

Author Name: Dunraven, [W.T. Windham-Quin, 4th] Earl of

Illustrator: Valentine W. Bromley

Categories: Western / Hawaii, 19th Century, A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1876

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Size: 8vo; xiv, 382, [2] + 12 advert pp. with 15 wood-en

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 010677

Keywords: Native Americans; Geology,