Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club / W.B. Clarke and Company, 1892. 1st edition. Cloth. 1st edition. A Good copy. 8vo., ix, (11)-188 pp., illustrated with b&w plates. White cloth with red design and gilt titles. The spine lettering is faded, the whith boards are a bit soiled; the spine's crown and foot are worn; dampstaining along the bottom edge. Slightly shaken. Not as bad as it sounds, still Good. Good. Item #25147
One of the most conscientious early explorers of Mesa Verde, where Chapin Mesa is named in his honor, mountaineer and amateur archaeologist Frederick Chapin reported his discoveries in this late-nineteenth-century work, which includes interpretations of the region's archaeology and history that are still valid today.