Hardcover first edition - First edition. Limited edition of 750 copies. Number 5 in the Stagecoach Press Southwestern Series. "Here purblished for the first time is the diary kept by William Frederick Milton Arny when he rode the trails of New Mexico in 1870 to visit every Indian tribe and pueblo . . the Utes and Apaches of the high mountain country, the Navajo of the desert, and pueblo dwellers along the streams." Tipped in frontispiece photograph of W. F. M. Arny.I ntroduction and notes by Lawrence R. Murphy. Designed by Jack Rittenhouse - handset title page and chapter headings, printed on a hand-operated press. Index. 62 pp plus colophon. Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine dust jacket (dj has ghost of spine label, but is otherwise unmarked.). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: INDIAN AGENT IN NEW MEXICO: The Journal of ...
Publisher: Santa Fe, NM: Stagecoach Press, (1967.) dj
Book Description Stagecoach Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1967. Hardcover. Condition: Collectible-Fine. First Edition. 750 copies printed. "Southwestern Series, 5". 62 pages; portrait; brown cloth binding, dust jacket under 'mylar'. Reprinting of Arny's Journal of 1970 with an added introduction. Arny served as an Indian Agent in New Mexico combating the Indian traders to no avail. Useful for background information on the native relations in the southwest territories. Fine clean copy. Seller Inventory # 12875
Book Description Stagecoach Press, Santa Fe, 1967. Hardcover. Condition: F. Dust Jacket Condition: F. 1st edition. 12mo, red-brown textured cloth-covered bds, bright gold title on spine, tight, clean and unworn; PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION BY EDITOR on ffep, very small imprint of "Amerind Foundation" on half-title pg, else unmarked and unworn; tipped-on photo frontis of author; pp.62; unclipped clean, bright dec. dj in archival cover. One of an edition limited to 750 copies. "Here published for the first time is the diary kept by William Frederick Milton Arny when he rode the trails of New Mexico in 1870 to visit every Indian tribe and pueblo." From the copy in the National Archives, produced by well-known New Mexico bookman and printer, Jack Rittenhouse. Seller Inventory # 2612
Book Description Stagecoach Press, Santa Fe, 1967. First edition. Limited to 750 copies. Printed and produced by Jack Rittenhouse at his Stagecoach Press. Introduction and notes by Lawrence R. Murphy. 12mo. 62pp. Tipped-on frontis illustrations. Index. Gilt-lettered cloth. A fine copy with printed dust jacket. Rubber stamp on colophon page, "F. Stanley New Mexico Collection." Stanley was a noted author of Southwest history. Presents the diary of William Arny when he rode the trails of New Mexico in 1870 to visit every Indian tribe and pueblo. Arny's task was to get a complete census, discuss land titles, look into the need for schools, and to try and settle any disputes. Seller Inventory # 3617