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The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons (Penguin Nature Classics) by John Wesley Powell, Wallace Earle Stegner (Introduction), a great book for only $8.76, contains Powell’s account of the three-month journey in 1869, as exciting as it was for readers when Powell first published his journal in 1874.
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian : John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Earle Stegner, Bernard Devoto (Introduction) — $11.96.
A Canyon Voyage : Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition Down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land . . . by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh — features original photographs and the story told by a member of the second expedition who was 19 years old when he joined Powell.
Exploring the Earth With John Wesley Powell (Ross, Michael Elsohn, Naturalist’s Apprentice.) by Michael Elsohn Ross, Wendy Smith (Illustrator), scheduled for publication sometime in April 2000.
John Wesley Powell and the Anthropology of the Canyon Country by John Wesley Powell Robert C. Euler
Catherine S. Fowler, a modest paperback of 30 pages published by the Grand Canyon Association.
The Wild Colorado : The True Adventures of Fred Dellenbaugh, Age 17, on the Second Powell Expedition into the Grand Canyon by Richard Maurer, a book written for ages 9-12, the 1999 book features Dellenbaugh’s original drawings.