Explorer King, 2006 Robert Wilson Geologist-Explorer King was First Director of US Geological Survey
Explorer King Adventure, Science, and the Great Diamond Hoax---Clarence King in the Old West, 2006 by Robert Wilson emphasizes this fascinating Man-of-Action who helped create the new American West of the 19th century. First Edition. Hardcover.
King (1842-1901) was the first Director of US Geological Survey among his many accomplishments exploring the Fortieth Parallel and recording his discoveries in the Sierra Nevada. Illustrations introduce his chapters.
This book is in near mint condition with a sturdy plastic dust jacket. One library note on the title page, no other blemishes! The book measures 6 inches by 9 1/4 inches by 1 1/4 inches. It has 302 pages.