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The Story of Inscription Rock, Dodge, Bertha S.
1 Dodge, Bertha S.
The Story of Inscription Rock
Canaan, New Hampshire: Phoenix Publishing: 1975: 091401613x / 9780914016137: First Edition: Soft Cover: Fine: 130 pages with Bibliography and Index. Fifteen years before the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, the Mexican governor of New Mexico was carving his name, date, and purpose of his passing on the sandstone face of a mesa now called El Morro.: 08805: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
I Returned and Saw Under the Sun: Padre Martinez of Taos : A Play, Mares, E. A.
2 Mares, E. A.
I Returned and Saw Under the Sun: Padre Martinez of Taos : A Play
Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press: 1989: 0826311288 / 9780826311283: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Remainder mark on the bottom edge of the page block otherwise a fine copy in a dust jacket with a small bump to the head of the spine. A clean copy with no writing. This is the first published version of the author's one-man play depicting the life of 19th century Taos priest, Padre Antonio Jose Martinez, who was excommunicated by Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy (hero of Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop). A merging of history and drama presented here in both English and Spanish. 101 pages with an Introduction by the author titled, Padre Antonio Jose Martinez: Stage Center, A Personal Memoir and Historiographic Essay.: 08827: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A Cannoneer in Navajo Country: Journal of Private Josiah M. Rice, 1851, Rice, Josiah M. [Edited by Richard H. Dillon]
3 Rice, Josiah M. [Edited by Richard H. Dillon]
A Cannoneer in Navajo Country: Journal of Private Josiah M. Rice, 1851
Denver, Colorado: Old West Publishing Company - Fred A. Rosenstock: 1970: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: One of 1500 copies printed. The jacket has a few minor nicks to the edges and some slight creasing to the bottom edge. protected now in a new archival Mylar cover. 123 pages, which include the following: Introduction, Editorial Comments, The Diary, Illustrations, Tables of Distances Traversed, Letters, and Index. Twenty of Rice's illustrations from the diary are reproduced in halftone for this book; two additional illustrations are reproduced in full color plates. In addition to Rice's sketches, there is a two-color frontispiece map of the area depicted in the book. Rice's journal documents a nearly two-year expedition into Canon de Chelly in Navajo Country (territorial New Mexico) before the Civil War.: 06417: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Men Without Countries: Three Adventurers of the Early Southwest, Weems, John Edward
4 Weems, John Edward
Men Without Countries: Three Adventurers of the Early Southwest
Boston: Houghton Mifflin: 1969: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Rick Duiker: Spotting to the top edge of the page block. A spot of soiling to the front panel of the jacket, otherwise clean with some light rubbing. 272 pages, with Bibliography. The lives of three colorful adventurers in the early American Southwest, at and beyond the southwestern frontier and into Spanish Texas: James Wilkinson, Philip Nolan, and Peter Ellis Bean, their lives collectively spanning from 1757-1846. Illustrated with black and white drawings and endpaper maps: "The Texas Country and Mexico about 1800," by Saml. H. Bryant.: 06074: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 



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