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Forman Hanna; Pictorial Photographer of the Southwest

by Hanna, Forman

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Flagstaff, AZ:1985): Nothland Press and University of Arizona. First Edition. Quarto. 138 pages, 57 plates, Laid in is a card from the Jan Kesner Gallery of Los Angeles with a note for a photograph that was listed at $1500. Photograph on verso of card is a nude. His earliest photographs were of Acoma and Southwest Indians as… Read more
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Jacobo Sedelmayr, Missionary, Frontiersman, Explorer in Arizona and Sonora, Four Original Manuscript Narratives 1744-1751

by Dunne, Peter Masten, Translator

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Published
1955
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Limited Edition
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Arizona: Arizona pioneers' Historical Society, 1955. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 600 copies. Inscribed by Dunne in the year of publication. The great Southwest travel series number one. 82pp. + index, fold-out map. Black and white mounted frontispiece photograph of San Pedro y San Pablo de Tubutama None of the manuscripts, as offered, has ever before been translated into… Read more
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The F. Stanley Story (signed By Stanley)

by Walker, Mary Jo

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Published
1985
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Limited Edition
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Snata Fe, NM: (the Lightening Tree), 1985. Limited Edition. Octavo. Signed Sincerely, F. Stanley. 97(1)pp. First biography of southwestern historiographer, Father Stanley Louis Crocchiola, who began writing about often ignored people and communities in the southwestern parishes which he began serving soon after his ordination in 1938 A fine copy bound in yellow cloth lettered in red, … Read more
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Horses Worn to Mere Shadows: The Victorio Campaign 1880

by Watt, Robert N. (inscribed By the Author to Robert M. Utley)

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Published
2019
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Warwick, England: Helicon, 2019. Large Octavo. 475 pages. index. Inscribed by the author also with a letter laid in on University letterhead from the author. Illustrated. This is the definitive history of the Victorio Campaign in 1880. It is expertly written and lavishly supplemented with photographic plates, complex charts and graphs, with complete analysis including the politics… Read more
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Philadelphia: E.H. Butler & Company, 1858. Quarto. 9 pages, 23 unnumbered leaves. The maps are all from 1852 plates. OCLC shows copies are found at the Newberry and the Library of Congress. It has all 32 maps (some of which are inset maps, e.g., Galveston on the Texas map (no. 13). Of particular interest, is 1. (no. 5), Map… Read more
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Report Upon the Colorado River of the West; Explored in 1857 and 1858

by Ives, Joseph C.

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Published
1861
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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1861. Quarto. . 2 large folding maps and profile plan, 31 plates (including 7 in color of Indians) and several folding line drawings and textual woodcuts. While one of the most important and best illustrated army surveys of the American West, the report according to Goetzmann is the best of the individual army reports where… Read more
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La Casa Adobe

by Lumpkins, William

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Published
1961
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First Edition
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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Ancient City Press, 1961. First Edition. Folio. No pagination. Chiefly thirty three sketches and floorplans of adobe buildings followed by notes and how adobe plans were laid out. There was a cheap reprint done in 1986. William Lumpkins was an architect in La Jolla but in 1961 he went back to his… Read more
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Leon Gaspard

by Waters, Frank

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Flagstaff; (1964): Northland Press. Quarto. 144 pages. 23 illus., 14 color plates. Life of Russian-born painter who traveled in France, Tibet and eventually moving to Taos, NM. This edition has an added 30 pages not found in earlier issue. This copy notes it was given to Sharon and Joe Beeler from Pat and Max Shriver who… Read more
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Land of the Conquistadores

by Hallenbeck, Cleve

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Published
1950
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First Edition
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Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd, 1950. First Edition. Octavo. 375p. The author presents a comprehensive view of New Mexico's history from the days of the Conquistadores to the arrival of Colonel Doniphan's army in Sante Fe. An interesting discussion of everyday colonial life from a variety of primary sources materials illustrated with drawings and maps.… Read more
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Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 1966. First Edition. Quarto. 341pp. Text. Index. map endpapers. Errata taped to verso of front free endpaper. The history of the settling of New Mexico and rediscovering how man found his way. Bound in maroon cloth lettered in gray, spine lettering gray and fading, lightly bumped corners,… Read more
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Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1896. Quarto. p. 599-613. This guide was published two years before the fourteenth annual report of the BAE was issued. Harriet Koenig in her Acculturation in the Navajo Eden: New Mexico, 1550-1750 notes that while Winship was a Professor at Harvard, he prepared these notes for a seminar on American History that would not… Read more
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The Line of Least Resistance (ed. By W.H. Hutchinson)

by Rhodes, Eugene Manlove(edited and Published with Personal Comments By W.H. Hutchinson)

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Published
1958
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Limited Edition
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Chico, California: Hurst & Yount, 1958. Limited Edition. Octavo. . 78 pages. Signed by W.H. Hutchinson and numbered 329 in a limited edition of 500 copies. Drawings by James Bodrero. Originally, this was part of a series in the Saturday Evening Post began on August 13, 1910. Although violence had already been introduced to the American… Read more
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Sante Fe: E. Brevooort, 1874. First Edition. Octavo. 176 pages. Brevoort was a speculator who in the era wrote one of the earliest locally printed histories and the definitive work of its period, based on information furnished by early settlers and the author's own residence of 24 years. He already had substantial interest in land grants he had purchased… Read more
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Pioneer Artists of Taos

by Bickerstaff, Laura M.

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Denver, CO; (1983): Old West Publishing Co. Octavo. Revised and expanded edition signed by the author. 227pp.illustrated in color and in black and white and, much longer than the first edition. The Taos Society of Artist was formed in 1915. Taos was the hot spot for new artist in the isolated New Mexico Village. The author had expanded… Read more
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The Lizard Woman

by Waters, Frank

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(Thorp Springs Press, Austin, TX. 1984). Octavo. 136 pages. Signed by the author on the half title page. As Paul Foreman writes: this work is worthy of the others such as Masked Gods, Man Who Killed the Deer and Book of the Hopi. It is a novel of a search for gold: both the… Read more
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Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1949. First Edition. Octavo. 183p. index. bibliography. map on endpapers. Inscribed by Frances Gillmor. A leading Southwest archaeologist has produced the definitive literary portrait of Netzahualcoytl, Aztec poet king, who lived half a century after Cortez. It is thoroughly documented by the author and picturesquely illustrated by Ola Apenes… Read more
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When Old Trails Were New . The Story of Taos

by Grant, Blacnche C.

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Published
1934
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First Edition
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New York City;: The Press of the Pioneers, Inc, 1934. First Edition. Octavo. A history of Taos, New Mexico and the people who made history through out time in Taos. Apparently rebound, but handsomely done in blue cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt. A fine copy.
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The Leading Facts of New Mexican History

by Twitchell, Ralph Emerson

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Published
1911
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First Editions
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Theroch Press, 1911. First Editions. Thick Large Octavo. Limited to 1500 copies. The present set is number 232 and signed by the author. The author lived in Santa Fe and had access to a number of works in libraries, Universities, museums and a series of works by previous authors or historians. In two volumes; vol. I.… Read more
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Figures in a Landscape (signed)

by Horgan. Paul

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First Edition
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New York; (1940): Harper & Brothers. First Edition. Octavo. Signed by the author, The author tells an unusual story which dramatizes the people and the landscape of the American Southwest. He gives a picture of the Southwest, the land where he lives of which no one quite captures like he does. 284pp., bound in gray cloth, spine lettering gilt… Read more
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Revolt on the Border

by Vestal, Stanley

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Published
1938
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First Edition
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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1938. First Edition. Octavo. 246pp., This story is of romance and adventure, faithful to historical fact, and accurate in its detailed presentment of the New Mexican scene as it was a century ago. 246pp., bound in red cloth decorated in black, spine lettering black. A very good copy in tape… Read more
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