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New Mexican Tinwork 1840-1940.
Coulter, Lane
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1990. First printing. xxii, 189pp, illus. Near fine in very good dj. Tinwork in New Mexico began as a folk art with the appearance of tin cans discarded by the U. S. Army, and was kept alive by the revival movement sparked by anglo newcomers to Northern New Mexico. The first account of an important religious folk craft hitherto largely overlooked by collectors and scholars. The book describes the tools, materials and processes of tinwork, as well as an explanation of how to date pieces, and definitions of functional types. Scarce in hardcover.

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Spanish Folk Songs of New Mexico.
Van Stone, Mary R.
Chicago: Ralph Fletcher Seymour, 1926. 41pp. Decorative wrappers. Wraps lightly soiled, minor chip at top and bottom of spine, else clean and very good. Music and words - in Spanish and English - to 23 songs. Forward by Alice Corbin.

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A Century of Freemasonry in New Mexico.
(Freemasons)
Santa Fe: N/P; 1951. 94pp, illus. Blue decorated plush hardcovers. Near fine. Depending on your level of paranoia, Freemasons are either 1) a convivial group of like-minded men devoted to socializing and public service, or 2) a sinister cabal dedicated to world domination. This volume is a celebration of #1 and the first 100 years of the group's history in New Mexico. There is a list of leaders going back to Charles Bent and Kit Carson, who rates a full page biography, and descriptions of the various lodges throughout the territory and late in the state. Many photos of members - unlikely for a sinister cabal - and various meeting places from a dugout in Fort Sumner to the massive pink temple in Santa Fe. Undoubtedly a scarce publication done for members.

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Journal of New Mexico Convention of Delegates to Recommend a Plan of Civil Government. September 1849.
(New Mexico)
Santa Fe: Historical Society of New Mexico, 1907. 22pp. Original printed wrappers. Near fine. Citizens of the military superintendency met to organize a civilian government and send a representative to Congress where both the plan and the representative were roundly rejected. The government document was reprinted in 1907 by the Historical Society of New Mexico.

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Mineral Resources Survey of the Conservation and Natural Resources Commission of New Mexico.
(New Mexico)
Santa Fe: New Mexican Printing Company, 1911 150pp, illus. Ex lib, with bookplate on front pastedown and several blind stamps, otherwise clean. Issued in the last year as a territory, this official report has the feel of an interim report. The general introduction is largely a checklist of birds of New Mexico, the section on zoology has an emphasis on insects, and the one page report from the Division of Mineralogy essentially says, "We're working on it." Only the geology report has a feeling of completion and even that is a reconnaissance of three counties. Withal, a scarce territorial imprint.

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A Biographical Cyclopedia of Interesting Personalities.
(Texas)
Dallas: The Who's Who Publishing Company, N/D. ca. 1936) 236pp, illus. Quarto. Elaborately figured boards, some wear to extremities, else very good. The half title is Who's Who in Texas. I suspect a vanity publication, that is, you pays yer money and an obituary writer waxes effusive about your prosperous, upstanding Christian character. The large majority of the more than one hundred biographies are of doctors, lawyers, and businessmen. I noticed a very few cattlemen and even fewer women. Many are in fact obituaries, since several articles are posthumous, no doubt sponsored by grieving families. An interesting look into the lives of upper middle class Texans between the world wars.

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Special Laws Passed by the Extra Session of the Eighth Legislature, Convened Jan., 21st 1861.
(Texas)
Austin: John Marshall, State Printer, 1861. 37pp. Original self wrappers, stitched. Well foxed, minor edge chipping. The extra session adjourned April 9th having passed 41 acts. Most had to do with railroads, but additionally there were bills passed providing relief to individuals, incorporating businesses, appropriating funds to pay for various services, and prohibiting the sale of liquor within three miles of Baylor University.

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Chapters in the History of Organized Labor in Texas.
Allen, Ruth
Austin: The University of Texas, 1941. 258pp. Original printed wrappers. Wraps soiled, top corner bumped, else clean and very good. Various incidents in Texas labor history including a chapter on the first and only cowboy strike that occurred in 1883.

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The Silver Country
Anderson, Alex D.
NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1877. 1st edition. 221pp, color folding map. Slight rubbing to extremities, short tear to map, else very good. This is the first general study of the new territory acquired from Mexico by conquest and purchase. It gives a good description of the area included in the states and territories of California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado with emphasis on mineral wealth. Probably the most interesting part is a 57 page bibliographic essay on books about the states and territories of the southwest with quite a few titles not familiar to me.

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Light in Yucca Land; Centennial Commemorative Volume 1852-1952.
Barbour, Sister Richard Marie
Santa Fe: Loretto Academy of our Lady of Light, 1952. Printed cloth, some wear and fading, name stamps on pastedowns, internally clean and very good. History of the Sisters of Loretto on the centennial of their educational mission in the SW.

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Growing Up in Dallas.
Beckett, Hazel Williams
Austin: New Hope Press, 1985. [viii], 304pp, illus, map ep. Near fine in plain dustwrapper. 1 of 500 designed and published by David Holman of the Wind River Press. Autobiography of Mrs. Beckett (1911 - ?) whose significant contribution to Texas life seems to be this pleasant and handsome book.

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The Memorial of Fray Alonso de Benavides 1630.
Benavides, Fray Alonso de
Chicago: RR. Donnelley and Sons, 1916. 1st edition. xiii, 309pp, illus. Hardcover. Ex-lib book plate on the front pastedown. Some shelfwear, covers slightly soiled, else clean and very good. One of a numbered edition of 300. Written in the year 1626, this memorandum is an eye witness account of travels through the mission territory of New Mexico. Fray Alfonso de Benavides was the first religious superior of the territory, but he was also a competent explorer, demographer and map-maker. The original text was translated by Mrs. Edward E. Ayer and was annotated by Frederick Webb Hodge and Charles Lummis (who also did the splendid photographs). A basic New Mexico book. Wagner Spanish Southwest 33.

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Tall Tales from Texas.
Boatright, Mody C.
Dallas: The Southwest Press, 1934. xxiv, 100pp, introductory page tipped in. Decorated paper over boards. Slight shelf wear, else near fine. The introductory page and preface by Dobie describes this as a Special Edition for the Texas Folk-Lore Society. John Jenkins says that the Texas Folk Society series is the most comprehensive assemblage of folklore relating to Texas as well as being one of the longest series of books published in that great state. This has chapters on birds and beasts, wind and weather, the genesis and adventures of Pecos Bill, and others including the ever popular "Pizenous Windies."

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Arizona and New Mexico 1882 California 1886 Mexico 1891.
Briggs, L. Vernon
Boston: (Privately Printed), 1932.

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Las Vegas, New Mexico... The Town That Wouldn't Gamble.
Callon, Milton W.
Las Vegas, NM: Las Vegas Daily Optic, 1962. First edition, limited to 1500 copies. xiv, 352pp, illus, map ep. Previous owner's name on half title page, dust jacket rubbed and spine faded but complete. A scarce history of the dual community on the edge of the plains. Devoted chiefly to the post-railroad period but with some material on the earlier Santa Fe Trail period. Rittenhouse SFT 97.

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Clothed With the Sun.
Chavez, Fray Angelico
Santa Fe: Writers' Editions, Inc., 1939. 39pp. First edition. Near fine, lacking dust jacket. Signed and dated by the author. This collection of verse is Fr. Chavez' first book. It was published by Writers' Editions, Inc., a cooperative group that promoted regional writing in the southwest, and printed by the Rydal Press.

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Origins of New Mexico Families in the Spanish Colonial Period
Chavez, Fray Angelico
Albuquerque: The University of Albuquerque, 1973. xvii, 339pp. New printing, very good hardcover in worn and faded dust jacket. In two parts: the seventeenth (1598-1693) and the eighteenth (1693-1821) centuries.

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The Virgin of Port Lligat.
Chavez, Fray Angelico
Fresno: Academy Library Guild, 1956. xvii, 73pp. Limited edition, #199/500. Inscribed by the author and signed. Near fine hardcover in a worn slipcase.

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Riders Across the Centuries; Horsemen of the Spanish Borderlands.
Cisneros, Jose and John O. West
El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1984. xxxx, 199pp, illus. Near fine in a like dust jacket. Inscribed by Cisneros. A visual survey of the many kinds of Hispanic, Anglo and Native American horsemen throughout history from Cortes to modern day vaqueros. Included is a biography of Cisneros by John O. West.

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The Conquest of New Mexico and California; An Historical and Personal Narrative.
Cooke, P. St. Geo.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1878. First edition, iv, 307pp, folding map. Extremities slightly frayed, front hinge starting, else clean and very good. Philip St. George Cooke (1809-1895) had a long and interesting military career and was a highly readable author. This is his account of the march of the Army of the West over the Santa Fe Trail to Santa Fe in 1846. There Cooke took command of the Mormon Batallion and opened a wagon road through Mexico to Tucson and on to San Diego that later became a popular route for westbound emigrants and gold seekers. In addition to his experiences crossing the desert, he describes the final stages of the Mexican War in California. Cook is highly critical of Fremont's actions. The folding map, Sketch of part of the route and wagon road of Lt. Colonel Cooke, from Santa Fe to the Pacific Ocean, 1846-7, shows the route of the batallion from Santa Fe to the Gila River. Howes C738, Rittenhouse SFT 129, Tutorow 3426.

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A Child's Bouquet; Fifteen Songs for Children.
Corbin, Alice and Mary Morley
Santa Fe: Writers Editions, 1935. Edition of 1000. 31pp. Original printed wrappers in pristine condition. Corbin's poetry put to music. Published by Writer's Editions, a collective of writers and poets active in the southwest in the 1930s. Most Writer's Editions were printed at the Rydal Press in Santa Fe; this, an exception, was designed and printed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour at his Alderbrink Press in Chicago. Seymour maintained traditions of the Arts and Crafts Movement into the 1950s.

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From Where the Sun Now Stands; Addresses By a Posse of Famous Western Speakers.
Crisso, W.D. 'Dick', ed.
Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1963. First regular edition, 1 of 650. Signed and inscribed by the editor. 73pp. Near fine hardcover in slightly worn dj.

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By the Prophet of the Earth.
Curtin, L.S. M.
Santa Fe: Rydal Press, 1949. 156pp, illus. Paper covered boards. Light soil, very slightly cocked, else near fine. An account of the ethnobotany of the Pima Indians of Arizona including chapters on Phonetics, Informants, Plants and Their Uses, Arts and Industries, Games, Legends and Miscellaneous Beliefs. The book was designed by Merle Armitage and printed at the Rydal Press. Among the illustrations is a serigraph hand printed by Louie Ewing reproducing a 19th century lithograph that is often missing from the book.

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A Reconnaissance of Parts of Northwestern New Mexico and Northern Arizona.
Darton, N. H.
Washington: GPO, 1910. 88pp, illus, folding map in back pocket. Original printed wrappers. Previous owner's name on front wrap and first page of text, back wrap reattached, else very good. "This report sets forth the results of an investigation of the geology in the vicinity of the Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway from Albuquerque, N. Mex., to Kingman, Ariz." Farquar says of it, "An important contribution to knowledge of the Grand Canyon Area, especially south and east of the river." Farquar Books of the Colorado River & Grand Canyon 75.

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Tourist's Handbook; Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico.
Denver & Rio Grande R.R.
NY: Press of American Bank Note Company, 1887. 56pp, [10pp of advts], folding map. Original printed wrappers. A couple of minor creases to the wrappers, original travel agent stamp on front cover, else very good. A guide to the important stops along the route of the D&RG. It is almost all devoted to Colorado, only two locales in New Mexico are described (Ojo Caliente, and Espanola and vicinity_ and three pages on Utah. Actually the advertising is as interesting as the text, mostly hotels and transportation lines. One double page advert for preserved foods is a bright color lithograph. The nice sized folding map (14.5 by 17.5 inches) is the familiar depiction of the line in black with sepia topography. Although common, this is an early example in excellent condition that is seldom seem in situ.

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Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society. Number V.
Dobie, J. Frank
Austin: The Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1926. 190pp, prospectus laid in. Printed paper covers. Slight soil, one corner bumped. Several articles on music, with scores.

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Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd.
Dobie, J. Frank, ed.
Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1928. 201pp. Printed paper covers. Corner bumped, else clean and very good softcover.

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Man, Bird, and Beast. Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, volume VIII.
Dobie, J. Frank, ed.
Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1930. 185pp. Printed paper covers. A little soil, spine faded, else very good. An article on Ranch Remedies has a couple of small illustrations by Will James.

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Publications of The Texas Folk-Lore Society. Number IV.
Dobie, J. Frank, ed.
Austin: The Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1925. 133pp, illus. Printed paper covers. Minor edge fading, else clean and very good. John Jenkins says of this series that it is the most comprehensive assemblage of folklore relating to Texas, as well as being one of the longest series of books published in that great state. Over the years dozens of leading Texas authors have contributed to the journals which include some of Dobie's best writing. One of the longer articles in this issue is Spanish Songs of New Mexico (With Music), additional articles on A Mexican Popular Ballad and Verses of the Texas Vaqueros by Dobie himself.

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Spur-of-the-Cock. Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, Number XI.
Dobie, J. Frank, ed.
Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1933. 112pp. Wrappers slightly faded, else very good softcover.

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Texas and Southwestern Lore. Publications of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, Number VI.
Dobie, J. Frank, ed.
Austin: The Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1927. 259pp. Blue cloth. A little dusty else near fine. This is an early volume in the Texas Folklore Society Publications. John Jenkins says the series is the most comprehensive assemblage of folklore relating to Texas as well as being one of the longest series of books published in that great state. The society's publications contain not only folklore and folktales but scholarly contributions on Texas and southwestern history, ethnology, linguistics, biography, music and dance. This volume is particularly strong on cowboy songs and has two articles by J. Evetts Haley.

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My Dobie Collection.
Dykes, Jeff
College Station: The A & M University Press, 1971. [x], vii, 43pp, illus. This is the hardback, limited edition. 1 of 300 numbered and signed by Jeff Dykes. Previous owner's inscription on ffep, otherwise near fine in a clear acetate wrapper. Dykes gives us a short bio, and a discussion of some Dobie rarities. One third of the book is a supplement to the McVicker and Cook bibliographies.

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Gulf Coast Farm Lands.
E. S. Allison Land Co.
Houston, TX: E. S. Allison Land Co., 1913. 3.5 x 6.5 inches. OK, listing this as a map is a stretch. The map is on the inside of a 12 page pamphlet pitchng this land in the "famous rain belt region of south Texas, the land of corn and cotton, the never-failing crop country." It shows an area from Houston and Galveston west past Jackson County The land is black hogwallow, black sandy and chocolate loam, its productivity demonstrated by photos in the pamphlet. Included are a cover letter and the original mailing envelope.

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Texas Composers.
Euterpean Club of Ft. Worth, Texas
Fort Worth: Exline-Reimers, 1912. 80pp, illus. 12mo (7 x 5 inches). Extremities rubbed, some insect damage to the spine, internally clean and very good. Short biographies of 35 composers (only 6 are men) active in Texas most with small portraits. (Note: Euterpean - after Euterpe, the Greek muse of music.)

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Southwest.
Evans Wilmot R. and Franklin I. Jordan
Boston: Privately printed, 1931. Deckle edged, some cockling on ffep, previous owner's nameplate, else good. "This is the story of seven thousand one hundred and fifty-two miles on mules and horses, by train and motorcar and riding the clouds in quest of pictures in a strange and far-away land." Or so says the introduction to this privately printed account of two chaps from Boston who spent a summer traveling through the southwest. Starting in Santa Fe they visited Pueblos and ruins, went west to the Navajo and Hopi reservations, south as far as Gila Bend, and north to Rainbow Bridge. Most of the expedition was by Harvey Couriercar with a guide and driver, so they suffered little in the way of privation. Some fifteen photos (reproduced in half tone) are tipped in. A scarce and interesting first hand account of early tourism.

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Geology and Natural History of the Fifth Field Conference; Powell Centennial River Expedition 1969
Four Corners Geological Society
N/P: Four Corners Geological Society, 1972. reprint of the 1969 ed. Map in back pocket. Boards worn else good.

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Historia Breve de la Conquista del Imperio Mexicano.
Frejes, Francisco
Guadalajara: Tip. de S. Banda, 1878. 3rd edition. Quarter leather and paper covered boards.Some internal browning, else very good. There is much here on the history, geography, Indians, and conquest of Coahuila, Texas, Sonora and Sinaloa and on their colonization as well as material on present day Arizona. In Spanish. Graff 1424, Howers F359.

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Supreme Court of the United States; October Term, 1930; No. 2, Original. The State of New Mexico, Complainant, vs. The State of
Gannett, Samuel S.
Washington: Department of the Interior, 1930. Original government document bound into red cloth boards, near fine. Much to do about the boundary in various places, maps and diagrams,

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Report on the Climate of New Mexico...Irrigation and Water Storage in the Arid Region.
Greely, General A. W. and Lieut W. A. Glassford
Washington: GPO, 1891. 51st Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 287. 59pp, tables, 8 folding maps. Offprint from a larger document, original printed wrappers. Wraps soiled with a library notation on the front wrap, pages browned, else very good. A detailed report on climatological conditions in New Mexico including descriptions of each county. The folding maps show temperature and precipitation by season.

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Report of the Governor of New Mexico - 1906.
Hagerman, Governor H.J.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1906. 108pp, folding map. Limp leather binding. Spine faded, law library stamp on ffep, else clean and very good. Map crisp and bright with a short repaired tear at the gutter. The reports of the territorial governors are a combination of departmental reports, statistical summaries and emigrant promotions. This one has information on New Mexico agriculture, rail roads, mining, governmental services, and development in the late territorial period. The brightly colored folding map is large enough (22 x 18 inches) to allow for considerable detail. It is the 1903 map with Leonard Wood County in place of Guadalupe county, a place name that appeared in this year only, a result of a hustle over the moving of the county seat.

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Spanish-American Folk-Songs
Hague, Eleanor, collector
Lancaster, PA: The American Folk-Lore Society, 1917. Very good.

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The Flamboyant Judge; James D. Hamlin
Haley, J. Evetts and Wm. Curry Holden
Canyon: Palo Duro Press, 1972. xxiii, 312pp, illus. Near fine in a like dj. Hamlin was a lawyer and local character in the Texas panhandle who dictated his life to J. Evetts Haley and William Curry Holden who prepared it for publication. It is, according to the subtitle, "The story of Amarillo and the development of the great ranches of the Texas Panhandle." Typography designed by Carl Hertzog who added an inscription to a Santa Fe bookseller describing the three variant special editions.

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The Early History of Floyd County.
Hall, Claude V.
Canyon, TX: Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, 1947. 147pp. Original printed wrappers. Yapp edges of the wraps are slightly worn, else near fine. Floyd County was created in the 1876 orgy of county generation by the Texas legislature. Fifty-four counties were named covering the entire Panhandle, most lacking the population to be organized immediately. Floyd, located close to the dead center of the Panhandle, was finally organized in 1890. Much material on cattle ranching. A publication of the Panhandle-Plains Historical Review. Herd 972.

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Resources of Arizona.
Hamilton, Patrick
San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft & Company, 1884. Third (best) edition. 414pp, illus (one folding plate), folding map, xiv pages of advts. Original green cloth. Something nibbled on the endpages and edges of the first fifteen or so pages with some loss of paper, not approaching any text, contemporary presentation on ffep. That aside, this is a clean, tight copy with the gilt titles still bright on the spine and front. The folding map is bright. An early promotional for the territory with information on mineral, farming, grazing, and timberlands, as well as history, climate and political organization. The full page lithographic illustrations include views of Flagstaff, Clifton, and Yuma as well as images of Indians and a variety of public buildings. Emigrant enthusiasm could well be dampened by the chapter detailing Indian depredations, but Hamilton concludes the section saying that the hostiles are now under guard and that "Éthe Arizona Apaches are not raising grain instead of raising scalps, as they used to do." The large (19.5 x 15.5 inches) and detailed folding map not found in other editions as well as the added information makes this one superior. An early territorial guide here in exceptionally nice condition. Howes H133.

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The Resources of Arizona
Hamilton, Patrick
San Francisco: A. L. Bancroft & Co.: 1884. Third (best - no, really) edition. 414pp, illus (one folding plate), folding map, xiv pages of advts. Original printed boards. Minor shelf wear and internal browning, else very good. The folding map is bright. An early promotional for the territory with information on mineral, farming, grazing and timberlands, as well as history, climate, and political organization. The full page lithographic illustrations include views of Flagstaff, Clifton, and Yuma as well as images of Indians and a variety of public buildings. The large (19.5 x 15.5 inches) and detailed folding map not found in other editions as well as the added information makes this one superior. Howes H133.

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History of New Mexcio SPanish and English Missions.
Harwood, Rev. Thomas
Albuquerque: El Abogado Press, 1908. [viii], 380pp, illus. Hinges reinforced, else very good. This is a history by decade of the activities of the "Methodist-Episcopal" church in New Mexico beginning in 1850. This is Volume I only, carrying the story to 1885. It is a crude production, printed by Indian students at the mission press. The second volume was published in 1910, and sets are not often seen. Howes H276.

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Arizona As It is; or, The Coming Country.
Hodge, Hiram C.
NY: Hurd & Houghton, 1877. 1st edition. Original boards, extremities worn, smudge of some sort to spine, interior clean, generally very good. Inscribed and signed by the author.

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Arizona As It Is; Or, The Coming Country...
Hodge, Hiram C.
NY: Hurd and Houghton, 1877. Frontis, 273pp, map. Original cloth, light wear to extremities, else a bright, near fine copy. Inscribed and signed by the author. In the late 1870's as the Southern Pacific neared the raw territory of Arizona, boosters published several accounts describing the area and its potential. Hodge's book is marked by its detail and (perhaps over enthusiastic) optimism. He traveled widely in the territory and here provides information on the physical environment, inhabitants, mineral and agricultural resources, and general comments on emigration to Arizona. Nice map, too.

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Letters of Hard Times in Texas 1840-1890.
Holman, David
Austin: Roger Beacham Publisher, 1974. 56pp. Limited edition of 295 printed, of that number this is one of 90 copies of large format design bound with marbled paper over boards. Near fine. A compilation of letters written between 1841 and 1889 documenting famine, pestilence, disease, and various forms of misery suffered by settlers. Or as Joe B. Frantz says in the Introduction: "Blessed then be the poor, but not in Texas..."

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Oration of Gov. R.B. Hubbard of Texas, Delivered at Philadelphia, at the United States Centennial Exposition, on September 11, 1
Hubbard, R(ichard) B(ennett).
Austin: np, 1877. 16pp. Issued in printed wrappers, here bound into quarter leather and marbled boards preserving the front wrap. Wrap slightly soiled pages browned light vertical fold. Hubbard became governor in 1876, serving until 1879. Raines says of him, "Gov. Hubbardd has no superior, perhaps, as an orator in Texas." In this oration, addressing the president of the U.S. and the U.S. Centennial Commission, he traces Texas history, expounding on the state's glories and riches and defending the moral character of her people against the myth of lawlessness and "the envenomed slang of the hustings and the promptings of a blind and unforgiving fanaticism!... Sir, you have been told that we are demons in hate, and gloat in the thought of war and blood.... I denounce the utterance as an inhuman slander, and a damnable and unpardonable falsehood against a brave, and God knows, a long-suffering people!" He ends with an appeal for a healing of the wounds left by the Civil War: "Let us bury the feuds of that stormy hour of our history. In this generous and knightly spirit, Texas to-day sends fraternal greeting to all the States of the Union."

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