DESTINY ROAD: The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1973. dj. Hardcover first edition - The Gila Trail stretched from Texas to San Diego, and linked the newly acquired California territory to the rest of the country. Over this route came the Overland Mail, the gold-seekers of '49, cattle drives, wagon trains, Civil War armies, and eventually the Southern Pacific railroad. Illustrated with maps and vintage photos. Notes, bibliography, index. 232 pp. ISBN: 0-195017102.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.