Perhaps the Finest Tom Lea and Carl Hertzog Collaboration

    [Tom Lea]. Calendar of Twelve Travelers Through the Pass of the North. At the Pass [El Paso]: [Carl Hertzog], 1946. First edition limited to 365 hand-numbered copies signed by Tom Lea on a special limitation page bound in front and by Carl Hertzog on the colophon page. Folio. [38] pages unpaginated. With twelve illustrations by Tom Lea. Publisher's cream cloth with titles stamped in brown ink. Dust jacket. Closed tear and slight toning to jacket, else a fine copy.

    "Regarded by many as the greatest of the Lea-Hertzog collaborations, this book was eight years in the making. In 1938 Tom Lea conceived the idea as a means to acquaint El Pasoans with their community's colorful history" (Lowman, page 21). Full-page portraits by Tom Lea of Cabeza de Vaca, Espejo, Zebulon Pike, Big Foot Wallace, and eight others, with written commentary.

    Lowman, Printer at the Pass, 38.

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