The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft Volume XVII. History of Arizona and New Mexico 1530-1888
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: The History Company, Publishers
Date Published: 1889
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 45997
829pp. Thick octavo [24 cm] Brown cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title and gilt ruled borders on the spine, and embossed decorative patterns on the covers. Beveled edges. With the folding map preceding chapter 1, and numerous other full-page maps and maps contained within the text. Good. The extremities are rubbed and gently bumped. The front hinge is going, the rear hinge is split, and the text block is cracked at the front and center. There is a bookseller's ticket on the front pastedown, and there are notations from previous owners on the front flyleaf.
Volume XVII of Bancroft's colossal 39-volume work covering the history, and to some extent the anthropology, of Central America, Mexico, and the American West of the United States. Flake 282. Wright/Howes B87.