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82. CREMONY, John C. Life Among the
Apaches. San Francisco: A. Roman & Company, 1868.
322 pp. Small 8vo, original cloth with margins stamped in
blind; gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear to extremities.
Light foxing to endpapers and preliminary leaves, overall a
very good copy.
First edition. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 112. Edwards, Desert Voices, p. 45. Field 387: "The Apache was more closely approached and studied by him during his twenty years of border life, than by any other writer." Graff 915: "A cavalry officers adventures in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas told with dash and a fine sense of humor." Howes C879. Munk (Alliot), p. 58. Raines, p. 57: "Thrilling incidents and interesting facts." Saunders 716. Pingenot: Cremonys work is a dependable authority and remains one of the best on the Apache and his aboriginal neighbors. Cremony served as interpreter to Bartlett on the southern border boundary survey.