New Mexico the Land of the Delight Makers. George Wharton James.
New Mexico the Land of the Delight Makers
New Mexico the Land of the Delight Makers
New Mexico the Land of the Delight Makers

New Mexico the Land of the Delight Makers

Boston, (1925): The Page Company. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022642

2nd impression. Third volume in the See America First series. 469pp., illustrated with photographic illustrations and color images. The history of its ancient cliff dwellings and pueblos, conquest by the Spaniards, Franciscan missions; Personal accounts of the ceremonies, games, social life, and industries of its Indians; A description of its climate, geology, flora and birds, its rivers, and forests; A review of its rapid development, land reclamation projects and education system; with full and accurate accounts of its progressive counties, cities, and towns. With a fine color folding map of New Mexico and 56 plates of which 8 are in color. A fine copy bound by the Decorative Designers in brown cloth pictorial cloth with a color illustration pastedown framed in gilt with a flowering Epiphyllum Orchid or Queen of The Night Cactus of red, green, and gilt, lettering and top edge gilt pictorial spine gilt, red and green, pictorial endpapers. A beautiful copy in clipped pictorial dust jacket lettered in brown with color pictorial illustration, spine lettering green, large piece torn away from head affecting the word "New", and two small chips to foot with just a bit of chipping to corners.

Price: $350.00

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