Item #11645 The Thin Gray Line: The New Mexico Mounted Police. Chuck Hornung.

The Thin Gray Line: The New Mexico Mounted Police

Fort Worth: Western Heritage Press, (1971). First Edition. Black & white photos, facsimiles, etc. Hardcover. Octavo. 202 pages. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Bound in brown leather-textured paper over boards with spine and upper board titled in gilt. Jacket spine is mildly sun-faded. Top front flap of jacket bears a presentation inscription from the curator of the Tucumcari Historical Museum.

History of New Mexico's rugged frontier rangers and their fight for law and order in the territory. In addition to his other research, Hornung was able to gather personal recollections from the last surviving mountie, Fred Lambert. Well illustrated, with appendices. Jacket in Mylar protector.

Item #11645


See all items in Americana
See all items by