Item Detail

Item Number 9381
Title Lamy Of Santa Fe
Author Horgan, Paul
Condition NF/VG+
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Place Published New York
Date Published 1975
Edition 1st Trade Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Near fine book that is clean, straight & tight, bound in black cloth with gilt printing on the spine, with illustrated endpapers. Very light rubbing of lower corners and a tiny bit of soil to lower front page edges. The very good+ dustjacket is price intact, clean, bright & crisp. It has light edgewear and some rubbing along the spine folds. A biography of Juan Bautista (John Baptiste) Lamy and his sometimes colorful career in pushing for church reforms and defrocking local priests, and of his passion for gardens. Lamy was the first Archbishop of Santa Fe, who so inspired Willa Cather that she used him as a model for the Archbishop character in her 'Death Comes For The Archbishop.' Horgan won the Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for this book (his 2nd). ; B&W Illustrations; 9.5 x 6.5 inches; 523 pages
LoC or ISBN 9780374183004
Keyword(s) Paul Horgan,Juan Bautista Lamy,Biography,Non-fiction,History,Santa Fe
Category(ies) General Fiction 1sts,Biographies Politics Government War,History Travel Exploration Places
Price $67.50