Signed by the Author

Rare books and publications signed by the author.

Forty-Seventh Star: New Mexico’s Struggle for Statehood

Author: Holtby, David V. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 2016 (First paperback edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on ffep/half-title page.  This is a new book. Notes: Why did it take more than 60 years (yes, 60 years) for New Mexico to become…

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My Iron Journey: An Autobiography of a Life with Steam and Steel

Author: Kuhler, Otto  (1894-1977) Publisher: The Intermountain Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society Pub Date: 1967 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Inscribed by the author and his wife on title page.  Without dust jacket.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Gilt on front board still sharp,…

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A Laboratory for Anthropology: Science and Romanticism in the American Southwest, 1846-1930

Author: Fowler, Don D. Publisher: University of Utah Press Pub Date: 2010 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on title page.  Light edge and corner wear. Notes: A who’s who of American anthropology and archaeology in the Southwest–Powell, Cushing, Matthews, Bourke, Hemenway, Fewkes, Bandelier,…

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Kiva, Cross, and Crown: The Pecos Indians and New Mexico 1540-1840

Author: Kessell, John L. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1987 (First paperback edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Signed by the author on ffep.  Upper rear cover corner has approx. 1″ bend, extending through more than half of the book.  Lower rear cover corner has approx. 1/2″ bend.  3…

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Review: Southwestern Archaeology (McGregor) (Pamphlet)

For an excellent commentary on McGregor’s “Southwestern Archaeology” see https://read.dukeupress.edu/hahr/article/47/1/93/157672/Southwestern-Archaeology

 

 

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Lest We Forget: World War I and New Mexico

Author: Holtby, David V. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 2018 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on title page.  Dust Jacket: Very Good.  As new. Notes: This is a new book.  Exhaustively researched account of the roles 172 New Mexicans…

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Bones from Awatovi, Northeastern Arizona

Authors: Olsen, Stanley J. (1919-2003) and Wheeler, Richard Page (1909-1997) Publisher: Peabody Museum Pub Date: 1978 Binding: Paperback Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1( LC): Fair.  Binding tight.  Inscribed by one of the authors on title page.  Front cover spine edge worn.  Spine foot broken, like it has been dropped.  Edge and corner wear.  Copy 2…

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Hohokam Indians of the Tucson Basin (Pamphlet)

Authors: Gregonis, Linda M. and Reinhard, Karl J. Publisher: University of Arizona Press Pub Date: 1979 (First printing) and 1988 (4th printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1 (RCL): Fair.  No marks, bends or folds.  Stapled binding tight but there is an approx. 2″ split on the spine, just below the upper staple.  Otherwise…

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The Loom and Its Prototypes (Pamphlet)

Author: Amsden, Charles (1899-1941) Publisher: American Anthropologist  (offprint) Pub Date: 1932 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Stapled text separated from cover.  Cover intact.  No tears.  Front cover has one long (approx. 8″) crease from top edge to side, and a second, smaller (approx. 2″) starting at side edge and ending in cover body.  Slight sun-fading to…

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