The Mentor: Reclamation of the Desert. Volume 6, Number 17, October 15, 1918, No. 165

By: Blanchard, C. J.

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New York: The Mentor Association, 1918. Semi-monthly publication devoted to popular education in the arts and sciences, its motto being "Learn One Thing Every Day". Each single-topic issue is in printed wraps with eight to twelve pages of illustrated text by an authority on the selected subject, plus six photogravure black and white plates with extensive explanatory information on the back. These plates are loosely laid into the covers and are often missing. This issue has all six plates present, and depict the following: A Miracle of Irrigation, Oncompahgre Valley, Colorado; High Line Canal, Utah Valley, Utah; Gunnison Tunnel, Colorado; Roosevelt Dam, Arizona; Arrowrock Dam, Idaho; and Suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. Covers have some edgewear and a note indicating the topic at the upper edge. Spine beginning to separate from the top and bottom, but still well attached in the middle. Text and plates in very good condition. . Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Title: The Mentor: Reclamation of the Desert. Volume 6, Number 17, October 15, 1918, No. 165

Author Name: Blanchard, C. J.

Categories: Architecture, Engineering & Building Trades,

Publisher: New York, The Mentor Association: 1918

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 001260

Keywords: DESERT RECLAMATION DESERT IRRIGATION AGRICULTURE AMERICAN WEST UNITED STATES CLIMATE CHANGE