Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1957. Stated First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine in a Very Good torn dust jacket. Large Octavo (7.25 x 10.5 inches). Black decorated cloth. xii,362 pp., illustrated map endpapers, photographs, drawings and maps by the author. With appendices and bibliography.
Based on Frank McNitt's notes gleaned from court records and Indian Service files in the National Archives, a fine account of pioneer explorer Quaker Richard Wetherill and his discoveries of the Anasazi; the ancient man and cliff dwellers of the American southwest who preceeded the Navajos. The map illustrated on the endpapers show the trails around the Four Corners Wetherill followed from 1897-1910. Near Fine in Very Good. Item #7315