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I Returned and Saw Under the Sun: Padre Martinez of Taos : A Play

By: Mares, E. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08827

ISBN: 0826311288

Condition: 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 E... View more info

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A Cannoneer in Navajo Country: Journal of Private Josiah M. Rice, 1851

By: Rice, Josiah M. [Edited by Richard H. Dillon]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Old West Publishing Company - Fred A. Rosenstock: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06417

Condition: Near Fine


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 add... View more info

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Men Without Countries: Three Adventurers of the Early Southwest

By: Weems, John Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06074

Condition: Very Good


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: "Th... View more info