Commerce of the Prairies, or the Journal of a Santa Fé Trader, during Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of Nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico

By: Gregg, Josiah ; Edited by Max L. Moorhead

Price: $65.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Originally published in 1844, a landmark book of Western Americana. Gregg's book is acclaimed by all sources as the chief contemporary authority on the Santa Fe Trail and trade, the Indians of the south plains, and New Mexico in the Mexican period. -------- J. Frank Dobie called it 'one of the classics of bedrock Americana.' --------------- Tan buckram with gilt title on a green spine band, facsimile signature on front, also in green. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear. Previous owner's bookplates on front paste-down. Dust Jacket is price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate handling wear. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 469 pages with Bibliography and Index.

Title: Commerce of the Prairies, or the Journal of a Santa Fé Trader, during Eight Expeditions Across the Great Western Prairies, and a Residence of Nearly Nine Years in Northern Mexico

Author Name: Gregg, Josiah ; Edited by Max L. Moorhead

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1954

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011820

Keywords: Santa Fe Trail; New Mexico; Western Americana,