Hardcover with dustjacket : good plus / good plus. Jacket in new mylar protector; jacket has light rubbing, a few short tears; price clipped. Book has mild wear at spine tips; a small amount of bubbling on front board; moderate stains to front and back endpapers; bookplate on contents page and address label on half-title page. 325 pages; b&w illustrations. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page : "With all best to Percy and Catherine Pogson of El Paso and Scottsdale--there should be more like them! C.L. Sonnichsen, Tucson, August 28, 1974" Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Winner of three national awards:
Western Heritage Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame as Outstanding Western Biography
Spur Award from the Western Writers of America as Best Western Non-Fiction Book
"Little Old Joe" Westerners International Co-Founders Award as Best Non-Fiction Book
"Lee Sonnichsen has produced a creditable work on a fascinating individual. In delightful writing style he has reconstructed Greene's life, explaining the ambitions as well as the frailties of this extraordinary entrepreneur." --History
About the Author:
C. L. Sonnichsen (Ph.D., Harvard) has been investigating and writing about his major interests—the history, literature, and folklore of the Southwest—since his arrival in the area in 1931 to teach English at what has since become the University of Texas at El Paso. His published works of Southwestern history and fiction include Cowboys and Cattle Kings, Ten Texas Feuds, Billy King’s Tombstone, and Alias Billy the Kid. A retired professor, Sonnichsen is editor of the Journal of Arizona History and director of publications for the Arizona Historical Society.
Title: Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocket : ...
Publisher: The University of Arizona Press
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Hard Cover with Dustjacket
Book Condition: Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Univ of Arizona Pr, 1974. Condition: Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP93990339
Book Description University of Arizona Press. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Seller Inventory # G0816504296I5N00
Book Description Univ of Arizona Pr, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Good. NOT ex-library. Minor edgewear & bumping. No dust jacket. Spine canted. Previous owner's name inside front. This copy is a third printing 1983. Seller Inventory # mon0000326486
Book Description Univ of Arizona Pr, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0816504296
Book Description Univ of Arizona Pr 1974-11, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: good. 0816504296. Seller Inventory # 728141
Book Description University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, 1974. Hardcover. Presumed first edition/first printing. x, 325p. 23 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Maps, Portraits. Sources. Notes. Index. Greene had built a multi-million copper enterprise by the time he was 46, started a large lumber business, and become a vast landowner. Less than a decade later it had all collasped. Good in good dust jacket. DJ has sear, soiling, edge tears and chips. Publisher's compliments card laid in. Seller Inventory # 63071
Book Description University of Arizona Press, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocket. The spectacular rise and fall of William Cornell Greene, Copper King, Cattle Baron, and promoter extraordinary in Mexico, the American Southwest, and the New York Financial District. Illustrated. Signed by the author. 1st edition. University of Arizona Press, 1976. Green cloth in clipped dust jacket, minor stain on book fore edge, minor wear on edges Language: eng. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-1493499248859
Book Description University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, 1974. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Fine copy in a VG DJ. Seller Inventory # 001008
Book Description University of Arizona Press, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020816504296
Book Description University of Arizona Press, 1974. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P010816504296