Western History

Used and Rare Western History Book Selection.

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

Author: Kessell, John L. Publisher: National Park Service Pub Date: 1979 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Some smudging to bottom text block, otherwise appears unused. Notes: Later reprinted twice in paperback (UNM Press and Western National Parks Assn.).  NOT a volume…

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Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography (3 volume set)

Author: Thrapp, Dan L. Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Pub Date: 1991 (reprint edition) Binding: Paperback Condition:  All 3 volumes Good.  Volume 1 (H): Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Slight smudging to bottom of text block.  Volume 2 (H):  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Light corner and edge wear. …

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Frontier Cemetery Records of Southern New Mexico

Author/Compiler: Myers, Lee Publisher: Self-published Pub Date: 1982 Binding: Paperback (comb binding) Condition: Fair to Good.  Comb binding tight, no missing or broken teeth.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name on title page.  Several hand-written corrections to names and dates throughout (pp. 44, 45, 53).  Rear plastic cover wrinkled at edge. Clear plastic…

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Colorado Volunteers in the Civil War: The New Mexico Campaign in 1862

Author: Whitford, William C. Publisher: Rio Grande Press Pub Date: 1989 (reprint edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Some edge and corner wear. Notes:  I don’t know who designed this reprint, but on the top of the cover is “The Battle of Glorieta Pass” which would lead one…

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A Sense of Mission: Historic Churches of the Southwest

Author: Drain, Thomas A. Photographer: Wakely, David Publisher: Chronicle Books Pub Date: 1994 Binding: Paperback (with flaps) Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears.  Two pages (35-39) have approx. 1″ x 1/8″ fold at lower corners, not affecting text.  Otherwise appears unused. Notes: 29 churches built by Spanish missionaries (read with Indian labor)…

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Pass of the North: Four Centuries on the Rio Grande

Author: Sonnichsen, C.L.  (Charles Leland) (1901-1991) Publisher: Texas Western Press Pub Date: 1968 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket.  Signed by the author on half-title page.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Slight smudge to bottom text block. Notes: A history of El Paso, Juarez,…

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Comanches in the New West, 1895-1908

Author: Noyes, Stanley  (1924-2014) Publisher: University of Texas Press Pub Date: 1999 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Very Good.  Book and dust jacket, AS NEW.  Dust jacket in mylar. Notes: This appears to be a smaller continuation of Noyes “Los Comanches: The Horse People” with many more illustrations.  See https://joethebookguy.com/shop/indian/los-comanches-horse-people-1751-1845/

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Sin Nombre: Hispana & Hispano Artists of the New Deal Era

Author: Nunn, Tey Marianna Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 2001 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Very Good.  Book and dust jacket, AS NEW.  Dust jacket in mylar. Notes: Hispanic artists in the 1930’s who were labeled as “craftsmen”, and their work as “handicraft” or “labor.”  NOT an exhibit catalog.

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Navajo and Photography: A Critical History of the Representation of an American People

Author: Faris, James C. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1996 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Very Good.  Book and dust jacket, AS NEW.   Dust jacket in mylar. Notes: How Navajo have been portrayed in photographs, from the first known photos taken at Bosque Redondo to Edward Curtis and Laura Gilpin.  Includes ephemera.…

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