The Peralta Grant - James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona

The Peralta Grant - James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona

By: Powell, Donald M.

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Book cover is in good shape, very little edge or corner wear. Dustjacket is edge and corner wron, slightly rubbed and the spine is bleached lightly. Pages are tight and clean. No noticed markings. Overall good condition. ; The West has ever been a spawning ground for ingenious fraud, expecially the Spanish Southwest, where the intricacies of Spanish and Mexican land grants in addition to the great wealth in minerals and lands have had a special attraction for clever and unscrupulous men. And perhaps the most grandiose scheme of all concerned the "Barony of Arizona," in which James Addison Reavis in 1882 laid claim to twelve million acres of Arizona Territory's richest land - and almost got away with it. ; 5.5" x 8.25"; 186 pages

Title: The Peralta Grant - James Addison Reavis and the Barony of Arizona

Author Name: Powell, Donald M.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ Dust Jacket

Seller ID: 51049

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