BY THE CAMP-FIRE IN THE SOUTHWEST.

BY THE CAMP-FIRE IN THE SOUTHWEST.
O. W. Williams

Dallas: Martin Stationary, 1934. 26pp. Notes. Tan printed wrappers with the title on the front cover in black ink. Second edition. Very good+ copy.  O. W. Williams was a well-known chronicler of the Big Bend and its history. This is an antidotal collection of events told while camping  on both sides of the Rio Grande some are historical and others deal with personal experiences. They recount how Santiago Peak got its name, mescal/peyote among the Indians, the capture and death of the Mescalero chief Alsate, encounters with bandits, an international kidnapping, etc. Scarce.

$ 25.00
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