Western History

Used and Rare Western History Book Selection.

The Hawken Rifle: Its Place in History

Author: Hanson, Charles E.  Jr. Publisher: The Fur Press Pub Date: 1994 (3rd printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  One small water spot, and some sticker residue, on rear cover.  Some edge and corner wear. Notes: Contrary to popular myth, the Hawken rifle was not the primary…

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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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San Antonio in the Eighteenth Century

Author: (Corporate) San Antonio Bicentennial Heritage Committee Publisher: (Corporate) San Antonio Bicentennial Heritage Committee Pub Date: 1976 Binding: Hardcover Condition:  Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Errata slip laid in.  Appears unused. Notes: A Bicentennial history project.  Notably almost all of these Bicentennial book projects were well…

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The Plains Indians and New Mexico, 1751-1778: A Collection of Documents Illustrative of the History of the Eastern Frontier of New Mexico

Author: Thomas, Alfred Barnaby (1896-1990) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1940 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Spine and upper edge of the front board sun-faded.  Without dust jacket.  Some edge and corner wear.  Deckled edge pages. Notes: Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publiications, 1540-1940, Volume…

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Rocky Mountain Boom Town: A History of Durango, Colorado

Author: Smith, Duane A. Publisher: Pruett Publishing Pub Date: 1986 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Light corner and edge wear.  Appears unused. Notes: The lives, the laughs, the loves of southern Colorado’s largest small town.

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Gatewood & Geronimo

Author: Kraft, Louis (1947-) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 2000 Binding: Hardcover Condition: 2 copies.  Both Very Good, book and dust jacket.  As new.  One still in publisher’s shrink wrap. Notes: Gatewood (1853-1896) graduated from West Point in 1877, and was assigned to Fort Wingate, New Mexico, and later to Arizona Territory…

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On the Border With Crook

Author: Bourke, John G.  (1843-1896) Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Pub Date: 1971 (facsimile reprint) Binding: Paperback Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1 (BRU): Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Bookstore stamp and previous owner’s name and locational information on ffep.  Scuffing and wear to front and back covers.  Foxing to text…

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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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Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico (2 volume set)

Editor: Hodge, Frederick Webb  (1864-1956) Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Pub Date: 1912 (both volumes) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Part 1: Fair to Good.  Binding tight (see Notes).  No tears.  Gift inscription and previous owner’s stamp on ffep, along with bookstore label.  Without dust jacket, as issued.  Lower corner from ffep to about page 50 has a 1/4″…

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