CAPT. JAMES BOX'S ADVENTURES AND EXPLORATIONS IN NEW AND OLD MEXICO....

New York. 1869. 344pp. Original cloth. Bit chipped at head and toe of spine, faint stain to couple of leaves, else a very good, tight copy. Item #WRCAM744

The second edition, employing the same sheets as the first edition of 1861 but with a new titlepage supplied. An interesting and well written account of the author's travels, mainly in northern Mexico in the 1850s, while serving with the Texas Rangers. One chapter deals with Arizona as well. A classic of Ranger narratives. Streeter raises some question as to whether Box was the author. STREETER SALE 497 (ref). HOWES B671. GRAFF 372.

Price: $450.00