MURDER & MYSTERY IN NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque, New Mexico Merle Armitage Editions 1948 193 pages; 8 pageds from vintage b/w photographs. SIGNED by author Erna Fergusson in ink on the half title. First Edition. Illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. Black cloth, gilt titling. Map front endpapers. Frontispiece illustration by Peter Hurd. Two newspaper clippings of obituary of author Fergusson laid in along with Howard Bryan's "Off The Beaten Path" column of November 19, 1963 about Albuquerque. From the jacket flap: "Nine true tales. Some deal wih murder, some with man-to-man killings of the old frontier. Some are mysteries that will probably never be solved, though some people say they could explain everything---if only they dared to speak! About every story there is speculation and long conversational differences." Includes material on Vigilantes of Socorro, Billy The Kid, Black Jack, Navajo crime, "Woo Dak San and the Bird". Prior owner's name neatly stamped under front flap, else a FINE copy in a slightly rubbed NEAR FINE dust jacket, now in a clear mylar protective jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
Signed: n Edition: First Edition
Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 1376