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The Snake-Dance of the Moquis of Arizona....

By: BOURKE J.G.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons : 1884

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: k200325c

Condition: Fair


1st ed., 8vo, 3/4 pebble-grained leather, gilt titles, ribbed spine, t.e.g. ; marbled end papers. (xviii 372pp.) With 31 full-page plates, including one fold-out; 15 colored, plus colored frontispiece. Tissue guards on all of the colored plates. The special binding here is contemporary not modern; signed Lippincott’s. Bourke fought in the Civil War and was awarded the Medal of Honor. He then attended West Point after the war, became an officer, and served as a cavalry officer in the American West and Indian Wars until his death. He wrote this book about the Moquis Pueblos of Arizona Territ... View more info

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OLD MAID'S FOLLY: Black Venus and Other Texas Legal Tales

By: Hankerson, James A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.P. (Austin, Roger Beacham: 1987

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: m190723b

Condition: Fine


1st ed., 8vo, grey boards, black cloth spine with titles on paper label. 76pp. with frontis protrait. Designed by W.R. Holman in an edition of 250 copies, printed at Wind River Press. A collection of stories from the life and times of author's father who practiced law in West & East Texas. Condition: near fine; a bright, tight copy. Internally pristine; a fine copy overall but with several small spots on covers. View more info