Published by New York, 1941
327pp. Cloth. Very good. A decent account of the pioneer presses of the Southwest, the Mormon Battalion, etc., and Arizona and New Mexico generally. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 1358.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4863
Published by Albuquerque, 1945
xvi,153pp. Original cloth. Very good. An economic appraisal of New Mexico's prospects just after World War II. This copy is inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17280
Published by Boston, 1933
236pp. plus plates. Frontis. Cloth. Very good. Warm description of New Mexico by the wife of Interior Secretary Ickes.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM3029
Published by [Np, 1971
7pp. 12mo. Wrappers. Fine. Signed by the author on the copyright page. A brief history of Capt. William Becknell's 1821 expedition from Arrow Rock, Mo., to Santa Fe, N.M.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28685
Published by Chicago, 1895
283pp. Illus. Frontis. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Cloth dull, extremities worn and bit frayed. Some internal soiling, ink signature across title. Good. Lacks the map. Popular guide book, frequently reprinted between 1897 and 1912. Includes an account of the author's trip through Salt Lake City, Yosemite, etc. FLAKE 9989.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8567
Published by Flagstaff, Az, 1970
xii,92pp. including plates (some color). Oblong quarto. Cloth. Light edge wear. Very good. From an edition of 1500 copies. Scenes in Arizona, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and California, by this noted artist. Includes a preface by Robert MacLeod.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM18593
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1968
viii,,196pp. including illustrations. Titlepage vignette. Quarto. Yellow cloth. About fine. In very good dust jacket. Reproduces over 500 woodcuts and steel engravings by 19th-century artists and explorers.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28533
Published by John Howell, San Francisco, 1972
148pp. Facsimiles and plates, many in color. Quarto. Gilt cloth. Fine. In soiled and bit chipped dust jacket. Description of Mexico, New Mexico, etc., written in 1774. Designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy, translated and edited by Sean Galvin.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4644
Published by New York, 1928
xii,310pp., including plates and in-text illustrations. Frontis. Original cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed. Near fine. A later printing of the author's best book, being his account of his extensive travels in New Mexico and the Southwest, with chapters on the Apaches, the Acoma ruins, regional folk songs, and much more.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM33853
Published by North Point, Inc., [St. Louis, 1970
20pp. Printed wrappers. Near fine. From an edition limited to 250 copies. A reprint of the 1893 original. "The work is quite general, with useful statistics for the period 1845-60" - Rittenhouse. RITTENHOUSE 252. GRAFF 1647. RADER 1675. SAUNDERS 2926. (all for the original ed.).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28688
Published by [Np, 1944
147pp. Frontis. Illus. Quarto. Pictorial cloth. Fine. In torn dust jacket. Number 7 in the Indian Handcraft series, nicely illustrated.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8892
Published by New York, 1926
270pp. Frontis. Photos. Original cloth. Very good. First American edition. Townshend, an Englishman turned rancher, wrote two other books about his ranching life in Colorado and New Mexico. ADAMS HERD 2323. REESE, SIX SCORE 109 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4928
Published by Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1946
xvi, 302pp. Original publisher's cloth, dust jacket with a couple of sizable chips at top edge. Internally clean and fresh. Very good. Later edition of Dobie's first book, sketches of cowboy life in the Texas Panhandle, Colorado, and New Mexico, based in part on the life of John Young. HOWES D376 (ref). BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 44 (ref). REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 250 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM53213
Published by [N.p., 1923
63pp. including illustrations. Original pictorial wrappers. Very good. RITTENHOUSE 591.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27755
Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1961
iii-xiv,305,pp. plus sixteen illustrations. Original brown cloth. Fine. In dust jacket. The history of the course of events that ultimately produced Lucien B. Maxwell as the greatest landowner in the history of the United States.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27971
Published by New York, 1892
Color frontis. 270pp. Plates. Original decorated cloth. Spine bit sunned. Fine. A later printing of one of the earlier works of a classic Southwest pen.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM15924
Published by Santa Fe, 1945
[xiv],317pp. plus illus. Original cloth. Some slight wear to spine ends. With a card signed by the author once taped to titlepage (now laid in). From an edition limited to 500 copies. "A scholarly and dependable book which can be safely used as a source for material on Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, Jim Miller, and other New Mexico gunmen. The author is a thorough historian of that state" - Adams SIX-GUNS. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 1214 ("scarce"). ADAMS HERD 1262. HOWES K37, "aa.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM1300
Published by New York, 1930
x,301pp. plus folding map. Illus. Cloth. Worn at head and toe of spine, some discoloration. A good copy. Brewerton was in California during the Mexican-American War. In 1848 he travelled east from Los Angeles to Taos over the Old Spanish Trail with Carson, later going farther east on the Santa Fe Trail. An exciting and well told narrative, with notes by Stallo Vinton. RITTENHOUSE 82. WAGNER-CAMP 222 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM12205
Published by London, 1923
xiii,282pp. plus plates and advertisements. Half title. Frontis. Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Very good. First British edition of the first of Townshend's three works regarding his experiences as a rancher in Colorado and New Mexico. "The pleasantly written recollections of an English rancher.all are good reading" - Reese. REESE, SIX SCORE 109. ADAMS HERD 321. DOBIE, p.122.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM34293
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, London, 1926
xi,,270,pp. including advertisements, plus illustrations. Frontis. Green cloth. Spine slightly sunned, else very good. Remnants of the dust jacket laid in. Richard B. Townshend, an Englishman turned rancher, wrote two other books about his ranching life in Colorado and New Mexico. ADAMS HERD 2323. REESE, SIX SCORE 109 (note).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28674
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1938
342pp. including plates and folding map. Frontis. Light blue cloth, gilt, t.e.g. Very fine. Spanish legends of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. CLARK & BRUNET 112.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38929
Published by The Plantin Press, Los Angeles, 1961
iii-xiv,,157,pp. including fifty-nine pages of plates. Original green cloth in pictorial jacket. Color frontispiece. Very good. Located near a reliable water source, the El Morro sandstone bears inscriptions from thirsty travelers from the 16th to the 20th century. A remarkable history of exploration and overland travel, with many photographs of still-visible inscriptions. With a chart of where notable inscriptions are made on the rock.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27772
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1966
xiv,341pp. Two-sided facsimile plate of early manuscript map. Large octavo. Cloth. Fine in price-clipped and slightly edge-chipped dust jacket. Issued as Vol. III of the Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publications. Important New Mexico narratives.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25200
Published by Santa Fe, 1946
[xiv],317pp. plus illus. Original cloth. Some slight wear to spine ends and corners. Second printing. "A scholarly and dependable book which can be safely used as a source for material on Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, Jim Miller, and other New Mexico gunmen. The author is a thorough historian of that state" - Adams SIX-GUNS (referring to the first printing).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48708
Published by The Lakeside Press R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., Chicago, 1926
xxxii,343pp. plus frontispiece with printed tissue guard and green printed folding map. 12mo. Original dark green cloth, spine gilt, front board gilt-ruled with gilt-stamped printer's logo center, t.e.g. Light shelf wear, front joint cracked but strong. Scattered minor foxing. Very good. Lakeside Press reprint of this landmark work of Western Americana, with introduction from historian Milo Quaife. This is number twenty- four in the Lakeside Classics series. Gregg, a native of Tennessee, set out for Santa Fe in 1831 and remained an active trader along the trail for a decade. This record of his experiences found immediate success, and was quickly reprinted in several new editions, including two in German translation. "Regarded as one of the classic accounts of the trans-Mississippi West and particularly, as 'a cornerstone of Santa Fe Trail studies'" - Wagner-Camp. The present reprint includes only those chapters which make up Gregg's personal narrative, omitting sections focused on geography, geology, wildlife, or indigenous peoples. The folding map in this edition is a reprint of the original, which Wheat calls "a cartographic landmark. 'one of the most useful maps of this region at that day.'" HOWES G401, "a." WAGNER-CAMP 108 (note). FLAKE 3716 (ref). WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 482 (ref).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM56960
Published by Denver, 1929
,198pp. Original cloth. Very good. Privately printed collection of articles on variety of western topics: Long's exploration, frontierism in New Mexico, U.S. & Mexico Telegraph Co., water conservation in the arid west, effect of the Missouri Compromise, and a history of early telegraphy. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 780.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM22854
Published by Washington, 1884
lxxiv,606pp. plus plates. Large, thick quarto. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Discolored, some edge wear, internally very good. Accompanying papers include "Notes on Certain Maya and Mexican Manuscripts, by Cyrus Thomas," "Omaha Sociology, by J. Owen Dorsey," "Navajo Weavers, by Dr. Washington Matthews," and illustrated catalogues made by W.H. Holmes and James Stevenson. Matthews' article is one of the first serious discussions of Navaho textiles.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5970
Published by Ft. Worth, 1986
339pp. Cloth. As new. In dust jacket. The definitive work on this important Southwestern photographer, based on her archive at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth. This lovely volume, now long out of print, was designed by Eleanor Caponigro and printed by Meriden-Stinehour Press.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21092
Published by Washington, 1911
47pp. Printed self-wrappers, stapled. Very good.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2432
Published by Hartford, 1884
327pp. plus plates and advertisements. Frontis. Textual illus. Original gilt cloth. Spine extremities frayed, hinges broken, front hinge detached, contents shaken, marginal dampstain. Fair only. Second edition. The author, a prominent ethnologist, set out from Raleigh in 1868 and travelled over 3550 miles to San Francisco. He describes in detail his journey through Texas, Arizona and New Mexico, and on to California, including observations of gold mining and the glories of San Francisco. GRAFF 3339. COWAN, p.498. HOWES P537. MUNK (ALLIOT), p.181. SABIN 64804. ZAMORANO 80, 61. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 185 (ref).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM11300