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Penalosa. An account, based upon history, of a dramatic episode occuring in the Governor's Palace, Sante Fe, about 1662, with a vivid presentation of the man involved and the consequences to them and to their Western Hemisphere
Sante Fe, NM: Writers' Editions, 1934. No. 76 of 500 copies, signed by the author. 1 vols. Thin 8vo. Original pink-brown printed wrappers, small ink mark at top of upper cover, else a fine copy of a fragile work. With errata slip tipped onto verso of front free endpaper. No. 76 of 500 copies, signed by the author. 1 vols. Thin 8vo. With Long and Affectionate Presentation Inscription. Originally comprising the fourth chapter of the author's novel West is West (1917), this is an historical account dealing with the territory which became New Mexico--scene of most of Rhodes's fiction. WARMLY INSCRIBED TO THE AUTHOR'S FRIEND PAUL ANDERSON: "Opening your package I was horrified to find you had bought Penalosa. -I see how it is, what has happened. A.C.H. [the publisher of this edition] has all or part of the Bar Cross Edition subscription list...you have the first errata slip, pasted on the opposite page. Friend and fellow-craftsman--I am to have an other thin book-better than this one. And you are NOT to buy it. I am to give it to you. I do NOT want to pull my friend's legs, for any motive, no sir, or madam, truly. Ever your friend, Gene Rhodes".
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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