New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1929
Edition: First Illustrated Trade Edition.
343 pp, 8vo (9" H) - medium brown cloth with dark brown lettering on spine and front board, illustration of a pot on front board. Pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations. The first illustrated trade edition. Set in New Mexico in the second half of the 19th century, this is a story of the interaction between the respresentatives of the Catholic Church and the local and native people. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown, a few pages slightly roughly opened at bottom edge - mainly at front of book and at page 331, a few pages at rear of book not opened, moderate browning to edges of... View More...