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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 [Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publications Volume XI] by Alfred Barnaby Thomas - First Edition, First Printing - 1940 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

The Plains Indians and New Mexico, 1751-1778, A Collection of Documents Illustrative of the History of the Eastern Frontier of New Mexico [Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publications Volume XI]

by Alfred Barnaby Thomas

Condition: Near fine/good


Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1940. First Edition, First Printing. Original cloth. Near fine/good. Near fine first printing in an original, good dust jacket. [HAND T101]. Burgundy fabric cloth boards with gilt title stamping on cover and spine. No bumping, no rubbing. White endpapers. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Book is clean and bright save for top edge showing foxing. Deckle fore edge. Original price clipped dust jacket is soiled on rear cover, showing multiple tears (largest one is 1 1/2 inches) and missing a small piece at head of spine on jacket. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 232 pp. including bibliography and index. Octavo, 7 x 10 1/2 inches tall. The story of the early [Spanish] settlers and explorers of New Mexico... with hostile Indians. The letters and reports, faithfully translated by ... Thomas, make interesting reading." --- from dust jacket.


  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 254
  • Title: The Plains Indians and New Mexico, 1751-1778, A Collection of Documents Illustrative of the History of the Eastern Frontier of New Mexico [Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publications Volume XI]
  • Author: Alfred Barnaby Thomas
  • Format/binding:Original cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Near fine
  • Jacket condition: good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Place: Albuquerque
  • Date published: 1940
  • Keywords: dakota, plains, indians, legends, folklore, athropology, manuscript, native america, first people, indigenous, warrior, religion, pueblo, Spain, new spain, nueva espana, settler, west, america
  • Bookseller catalogs: Native America;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / North America;


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