Sketches in the Southwest and Mexico 1858-1877. Introduction and Notes by Carey S. Bliss.
by [Plantin Press (1829-1909)] HILTON, William Hayes.
Los Angeles:: Dawson's Book Shop, 1963., 1963. Oblong 8vo. ix,  pp. Illustrated. Quarter beige buckram, brown printed boards, paper printed spine label. Occidental/Lincoln Savings and Loan Association (gift) bookplate. Near fine. Printed and designed by the Plantin Press, Los Angeles. This book contains 25 full-page reproductions of Hilton's sketches of different scenes from his life (or lives) as a soldier, miner, cattle drover, stock broker, and rancher. The sketches include depictions of stagecoach travel, Donati's comet over Arizona, Maricopa Indians, life in a mining cabin, a cotton factory in Tepic, Mexico, etc.
(Inventory #: B2786)
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