Lot 48 of 703:
Complete set of The Southwest Historical Series  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The Southwest Historical Series

Author:
Bieber, Ralph P., editor

Place:
Glendale, CA

Publisher:
The Arthur H. Clark Co.,

Date:
1931-1943

Description:

Twelve volumes including index volume. (8vo) 23.5x15.5 cm (9x6¼”) original red cloth.

A complete set of this famous collection of southwestern travel accounts, including those of Webb, Bandel, Gibson, Johnston, Garrard, Cooke, and McCoy, as well as compendiums of rare documents relating to the Colorado Gold Rush, Pike's Peak Gold Rush, southern trails to California in 1849, and the Southwest in general.  "This is the first major series published after the company's move to Glendale, California.  Ralph P. Bieber of Washington University in St. Louis, was the editor of the first eight volumes.  Due to slow delivery of manuscripts, his contract was canceled and LeRoy R. Hafen, State Historian of Colorado, assumed responsibility for completing the series" - Clark & Brunet.

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Condition:
Bookplate of James Strohn Copley on front pastedown of each volume; near fine.


 
Item number:
292762
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