Santa Fe's Partner: Being Some Memorials of Events in a New Mexican Track-End Town
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1907. First Edition, First Printing. A Near Fine Hardcover.
Deep blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in light green with a Southwest desert motif. Cover design [signed with her monogram] by Bertha Stuart. 8vo; 7.5 inches tall; 237 pages. Illustrated with 8 plates in black and white. First Edition, First Printing.
Near Fine / No Dust Jacket. Item #011582
Anecdotal tales of the Santa Fe area during the closing years of the Wild West era. Includes tales such as The Sage-Brush Hen, Santa Fe Charley's Kindergarten, Shorty Smith's Hanging" and others. Bertha Stuart, a book cover designer active at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849 - 1913) was an American story-writer and historian, born in Philadelphia of Provençal descent.
Janvier spent several years in Colorado, New Mexico and Mexico, thereby gaining inspiration and material for much of his literary work.
REF: Howes 1160; Boston Public Library