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El Morro, Inscription Rock New Mexico JOHN M SLATER

El Morro, Inscription Rock New Mexico


Other works by JOHN M SLATER

Publication: The Plantain Press, 1961, Los Angeles

First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Cloth, 157 pp. Color frontis. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Preface. List of Inscriptions. The Plates. Bibliography. Notes. Index. Located near a reliable water source, the El Morro is a sandstone butte or out-cropping in western New Mexico. Inscription Rock has been the repository of inscriptions in its soft, sandstone surface by explorers and travelers dating back to prehistoric Indian "drawings," J. de Onate 1605, and numerous early Spanish inscriptions. Includes inscriptions by Lt. James H. Simpson, E.M. Kern, R.H. Kern, Lt. E.F. Beale, H.B. Mollhausen, A. Bandelier, Frank Cushing, and many others. A fine, bright copy. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed and shows light wear to corners, and occassional light wear to the top edge, very good plus.

Inventory Number: 50527