Rare Big Bend Periodical - The Alpine Avalanche

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30. [BIG BEND, TEXAS]. Two items: [1] The Alpine Avalanche. Information and History of the Big Bend Davis Mount Area.... [wrapper title]Vol. 60, No. 52. September 14, 1951. 72 pp., illustrated. Folio (37 x 27 cm), original photographic wrappers in blue and brown. Light wear, else fine. [2] Alpine Avalanche Brewster County Diamond Jubilee 1887-1961. Published by Mr. and Mrs. James W. Glasscock [wrapper title]. Vol. 70, No. 39, June 28, 1962. 64 pp., illustrated. Folio (38 x 28), original wrappers lettered in red and blue and with map extending from front to back. Chipped at spine with small losses and tears.

    First edition. CBC lists a couple of issues, including the second item (#644). The periodical is listed in Dudley R. Dobie’s Big Bend Bibliography (first entry). A mine of information on the region, with much on ranching.


Sold. Hammer: $100.00; Price Realized: $122.50.

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