Glendale, Ca. The Arthur H. Clark Co., 1931-1943. Twelve volumes including index volume. Illustrated with plates from engravings, lithographs, photographs, and other early sources; frontispieces; folding maps. [6]ppp. printed prospectus for the series laid into first volume. Original red cloth, spines gilt, t.e.g. Cloth on some volumes lightly rubbed. Bookplate on front pastedown of most volumes. Near fine. Untrimmed and partially unopened. Item #WRCAM58691

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. CLARK & BRUNET 19. HOWES S791, "b"; G70, H72. RADER 3592. MINTZ 21. RITTENHOUSE 20, 47, 49, 52, 240, 268, 625. WAGNER-CAMP 182, 305:2, 339a, 346. REESE, SIX SCORE 76. ADAMS HERD 1385.

Price: $2,000.00