Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History

By: Paul Horgan (1903-1995)

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Two Volumes, complete. 8vos. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [ii], xviii, 447; ix, 453-1020 pp. Double-page title page, color illustrations, 2 maps; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled tan cloth, top edges gilt, decorative end-papers; binding square and tight. Housed in a blue-paper-covered slipcase; shelf wear, soiling, fore-edge of slip case chipped. SIGNED by Paul Horgan on limitation statement. GY815-089. Fine in a Good slip case. LIMITED EDITION of 1,000 copies, SIGNED and illustrated by the author. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, 1955, "For the best book of the year upon the history of the United States." This a history of the Rio Grande from the pre-Spanish-exploration days through to the United States. Volume 1 is subtitled: Indians and Spain; Volume 2 is subtitled: Mexico and the United States. Horgan was an American author whose favorite subject was the American Southwest. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes for History.

Title: Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History

Author Name: Paul Horgan (1903-1995)

Categories: Western Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York and Toronto, Rinehart & Company: 1954

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GY815-089

Keywords: Paul Horgan, Great River The Rio Grande in North American History, Indians and Spain, Mexico and the United States, Pulitzer Prize Winner