OF CHILES, CACTI, AND FIGHTING COCKS: Notes on the American West.
Edition: First printing.
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Essays on the survivors of the old West - the wild horses (the battle to save them is still going on, years later), the saguara cactus and ever-encroaching landdevelopment , chiles and chili (including a recipe for Basic Texas Red Chili), the history of the Basques in Nevada mostly, and more. A combination of oral history and personal observations. Nicely INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "For --- something here maybe to help keep you warm. .. " and dated in Santa Fe in the year of publication. 200 pp. ISBN: 0-86547-4281.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.