Western History

Used and Rare Western History Book Selection.

Philmont: A History of New Mexico’s Cimarron Country

Author: Murphy, Lawrence R.  (1942-) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1972 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Some light edge and corner wear. Notes: “Cimarron Country” is a rough description of an area centered around Cimarron, New Mexico–northeastern New Mexico, plains on the east side, mountains…

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Richard Wetherill: Anasazi

Author: McNitt, Frank  (1912-1972) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1957 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s bookplate on inside front board.  Without dust jacket.  Some edge and corner wear.  Spine sun-faded. Notes: Wetherill (1858-1910) discovered Cliff Palace (Mesa Verde), Keet Seel…

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Bent’s Old Fort: An Archeological Study

Author: Moore Jr., Jackson W. Publisher: State Historical Society of Colorado and Pruett Publishing Pub Date: 1973 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Binding tight. No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket.  A few small spots to both front and rear boards.  Santa Fe Trail map endpapers.  Includes fold-out chart of ceramic and clay pipe…

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Aztecs, Moors, & Christians: Festivals of Reconquest in Mexico and Spain

Author: Harris, Max Publisher: University of Texas Press Pub Date: 2000 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Appears unused. Notes: The “puzzling and enduring passion” of both Mexicans and Spaniards for festivals of moros y cristianos, mock battles between Spanish Christians and Moors or…

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Yellowstone–Its Underworld: Geology and Historical Anecdotes of Our Oldest National Park

Author: Bauer, C. Max Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1955 (reprint edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight. No bends or folds.  One approx. 1/4″ split at lower rear spine edge.  Edge and corner wear.  Previous owner’s bookplate on ffep. Notes: Supervolcano?  We don’t need no stinking supervolcano!

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Catlin and His Contemporaries: The Politics of Patronage

Author: Dippie, Brian W. Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Pub Date: 1990 (First edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book:  Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Gilt on spine still crisp, easily readable.  Appears untouched.  Dust Jacket: Good.  One area of wear at the head of spine.  In mylar. Notes: Catlin…

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Hoover Dam: An American Adventure

Author: Stevens, Joseph E. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 1988 (6th printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds. Light edge and corner wear. Notes: An excellent history of this greatest of American dams, and perhaps the most famous dam in the world.  Not the biggest, but arguably…

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Historical Atlas of Arizona

Authors: Walker, Henry P. and Bufkin, Don Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 1980 (Second printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Previous owner’s name, date, and locational information on ffep.  Lower rear cover corner has approx. 1/8″ bend.  Cover wear both front and back.  Upper rear cover edge has some sun-fading…

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Richard Wetherill: Anasazi: Pioneer Explorer of Southwestern Ruins

Author: McNItt, Frank Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1983 Binding: Paperback Condition: 3 copies. Copy 1: Good. Binding tight. No marks, tears, bends. Slight scuffing to text block. 1983 edition, 4th paperback printing. Copy 2: Fair. One inch crease to top corner of cover, scuffing, light bumping to edges, binding creased. No…

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