Dallas: University Press in Dallas, 1949. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 1065 copies printed at the Pass of the North, designed and produced by Carl Hertzog, title page lettered and decorated in red and black, 115pp., illustrated, large chapter initials red. Did Fray Marcos de Niza really find a place he termed as the "seven cities of gold?" This is Hallenbeck's step-by-step analysis of the Narrative of Fry Marcos (the lying Monk) in which he makes use of his own first-hand knowledge of the terrain traveled by the Marcos expedition and brings his professional techniques of climatology to bear in determining the dates and traveling rates for the accuracy of the Narrative of Fray Marcos de Niza, bound in brown cloth decoratively stamped in gilt,, spine lettering gilt, minor spots of fading to upper edge, in chipped and edge worn pictorial dust jacket.
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