MESA, CAÑON AND PUEBLO: Our Wonderland of the Southwest—its Marvels of Nature—its Pageant of the Earth Building—its Strange Peoples—Its Centuried Romance [SOLD]


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Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928)
  • Subject: Southwest
  • Item # C3486A
  • Date Published: hardback, first edition, 1925
  • Size: 517 pages
  • SOLD

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MESA, CAÑON AND PUEBLO: Our Wonderland of the Southwest-its Marvels of Nature-its Pageant of the Earth Building-its Strange Peoples-Its Centuried Romance. This book was written by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859 - 1928) who was a United States journalist and Indian rights and historic preservation activist; he is also known as a historian, photographer, ethnographer, archaeologist, poet and librarian.

 

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Table of Contents

I "See America First"

II The Grand Cañon of Arizona

III The Grand Cañon, Continued

IV Our Own Sahara

V Death Valley

VI Our "Ships of the Desert"

VII The Strangest Trap in the World

VIII A River Overhead

IX The Oldest Trees in the World

X The Self-Crucifiers

XI The Greatest Natural Bridges

XII The Dance of the Deadly Snakes

XIII Begging the Bear's Pardon

XIV The King of Blankets

XV Acoma, the City of the Sky

XVI The Enchanted Mesa

XVII The Rivers of Stone

XVIII The First Americans

XIX Homes That Were Forts

XX "Montezuma's Well and Castle"

XXI An Odd People at Home

XXII The Wonder-Workers

XXIII The Blind Hunters

XXIV An Older Salem

XXV Doctoring the Year

XXVI The Dance of the Sacred Bark

XXVII The Praying Smoke

XXVIII "Finishing" an Indian Boy

XXIX A Saint in Court

XXX The Jemez Plateau

XXXI Yankees of the Southwest

XXXII More of the Jemez Plateau

XXXIII The Stone Autograph Album


 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859-1928)
  • Subject: Southwest
  • Item # C3486A
  • Date Published: hardback, first edition, 1925
  • Size: 517 pages
  • SOLD

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