1955. First Australian Edition.
Published by Invisible, Sydney.
Dust jacket is present. In Good condition. Marks. Chips and tears. Tanned. Foxed. Synopsis on front flap. Price not clipped.
Cover is hard bound in Cream cloth. In Good condition. Shelf and edge wear. Marks. Corners bumped and worn.
End papers are intact. Marks. Tanned. Foxed. Previous owner’s name in red ink on front fly.
Preliminaries – dedication, quotation, foreword. Tanned.
Main text body – 280 pages. In Good condition. Tanned.
Edges are even. Marks. Tanned.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Gilt lettering. Ends bumped.
Page structure is sound with no missing pages.
Twisted and bloody events staked out the siege of Santa Rita del Cobre that August of 1837, when nothing touched the town for many sleepless days and nights but the heart and the horror and the silence of the waiting, implacable Apache.