Publication: University of New Mexico Press, 1993, Albuquerque
First edition. 8vo. Inked presentation inscription on the half-title page by the editor. Red cloth, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, cream-colored front and rear endpapers, xxiii , 154 pp., foreword, introduction, illustrated from photographs, maps, epilogue, notes, bibliography, acknowledgments, index. Foreword by Bernard L. Fontana. Introduction by Edward F. Ronstadt. Frederico Ronstadt recounts the first forty years of his life on the frontiers of northwestern Mexico and the southwestern United States in the late nineteenth century. His story is a treasure trove of historical source material found nowhere else. Born in 1868, Frederico accompanied his father, a mining engineer from job to job in Sonora and Baja, California. A lively account of life on the Mexican and American desert frontiers. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 47503