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												Habit of Empire by  Paul Horgan
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1939
		 - from Back of Beyond Books, ABAA (SKU: 009355BT)

Habit of Empire

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Habit of Empire

by Horgan, Paul

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Very Good in Good dust jacket
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Santa Fe, New Mexico: Rydal Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Hard-to-find dust jacket has light soil and tears with yellowed tape reinforcing the spine head and tail. Some toning, not price clipped. Gray boards have a few soil spots and light sunning on spine and edges. Soil on top edge. Some small glue marks and a small tear on rear endpapers. First free endpaper is signed by the author. Landscape illustrations by Peter Hurd. A romantic history of Spanish governor Juan de Onate and the Battle of Acoma in the last years of the 16th century. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 114 pp; Signed by Author .


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Habit of Empire
Horgan, Paul
Peter Hurd
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
First Edition
Rydal Press
Place of Publication
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Date Published
Juan De Onate, Battle Of Acoma

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Back of Beyond Books in Moab, UT specializes in books on the American Southwest, both new and antiquarian.


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First Edition
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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
price clipped
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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
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The heel of the spine.

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