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Golze, Alfred Rudolf RECLAMATION IN THE UNITED STATES Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1961. SIGNED Hardcover First Edition


First thus. Revised edition of a work originally published in 1952, with a new preface and an additional chapter. Includes a brief history of reclamation in the West beginning with the Mormons in 1847 with an irrigation channel near Salt Lake City. A very comprehensive study of the planning, construction, operation and financing of such projects. Among the federal projects discussed are the Boulder Canyon, California's Central Valley, the Columbia Basin, the Missouri River and more. Illustrated with photographs. 486 pages. A presentation copy INSCRIBED by the author, who was also the Chief Engineer of the Calif Dept of Water Resources and the Asst Dir of the US Bureau of Reclamation. Laid in are two brochures on "Reclamations's Recreational Opportunities" and the "American River Division" of the Central Valley Project. Very near fine in a bright and attractive red dj with slight edgewear. .

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