Very Good + / Very Good +. Item #8120
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1982. First Edition. Signed by Metcalf without inscription on title page. Octavo. 246 pages. Illustrated dust jacket. Maroon boards stamped in gilt.
A documentary history of the Potomac River and its basin from the 16th century to the middle the of the 20th, with chapters on the Federal City (Washington, DC) and the Civil War.
Light edgewear and toning to unclipped dust jacket. Boards show some light toning to edges. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.