Gila : River of the Southwest. First Edition

By: CORLE, Edwin Rivers of America

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CORLE, Edwin. The Gila : River of the Southwest. Illustrated by Ross Santee. New York, Toronto : Rinehart and Company, Inc., (1951). First Edition. Pp(18),5-402. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow-gold cloth. A volume in the Rivers of America series. Fitzgerald, The Rivers of America: A Descriptive Bibliogra phy, G6, Farquhar, Books of the Colorado River & the Grand Canyon : A Selective Bibliography 31. Part I. Theater of Operations ... to 1540 1. Death ofa Dinosaur; 2. Roll, Gila, Roll; 3. Long before Columbus; 4. They Built a Big House; 5. A Black Man and a White Man. Part II. Spain Spins the Plot, 1540 to 1821 6. The Tidings Brought to the Viceroy; 7. A Gentleman from Salamanca [Coronado]; 8. A Scholar from Austria [Eusebio Francisco Kino]; 9. The Lost Bells of Tumacacori; 10. By the Order of St. Francis. Part III. Mexico Casts the Play, 1821 to 1856. 11. The Interlopers; 12. General Kearny Loses His Patience; 13. The Mormon Battalion; 14. The Oatman Case [Royce Oatman and his family at the hands of the Apaches]; 15. Mr. Gadsden Makes a Purchase [James Gadsden and Arizona]. Part IV. The U.S.A. Produces the Show, 1856 to 1870. 16. A River to Cross; 17. "Pioneers! O Pioneers!"; 18. The Mail Must Get Through; 19. The Blue, The Gray, and the Old Pueblo [Tucson, &c]; 20. Of Mines and Mining Men. Part IV. The Critics Are Heard From, 1870 to... 21. "Shoot Anybody Who Wears a Hat"; 22. An Apache Is an Apache; 23. W hat's the Name of That Town Again?; 24. It's Poison! [on flora and fauna]; 25. Where Were You on February 14, 1912? With bibliography and index. Very light wear to extremities, else very good. 40.00

Title: Gila : River of the Southwest. First Edition

Author Name: CORLE, Edwin Rivers of America

Categories: 82,

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, Chicago & San Francisco, 1951,:

Seller ID: 103207

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES RIVERS AMERICAN RIVER HISTORY,