Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1985.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a very good dust jacket. xiii, 355 pp, with frontispiece, illustrations, maps, bibliographical essay, index. Light dust soiling to top edge, else fine. Dust jacket sunned at the spine and top edge of the rear panel. Dust jacket: "Between 1848 and 1853, artist and explorer Richard H. Kern accompanied four major mapping and scientific expeditions in the Southwest ... Reproduced here are numerous original watercolors and drawings that were recently discovered. These beautiful works - including sixteen in color - heighten our respect for Kern's artistic sensibilities and offer new insights into the art of exploration."