BOOK TRADER is a free service where you can post history books and memorabilia for sale or trade. Just send your ad text, and if you wish a single photo to  Be sure to include your contact information (phone and e-mail) in the ad. Potential buyers will contact you directly. Please let me know when items are sold, so that I can remove them from the list.

Disclaimer: F.M. Patorni or the “French in New Mexico” decline any and all responsibilities concerning disputes which may arise from these transactions.

To get the ball rolling, I have posted my own books for sale.

Book sales by F.M. Patorni (, 505-231 4191)

All books are in good condition, I will send you details on request. Prices include shipping unless otherwise indicated.

Bancroft, H. H. History of Arizona and New Mexico. San Francisco: California: The History Company, 1889. Facsimile of the 1889 edition. Red cloth hardcover. $30

Beauvoir, Simone de.  America Day by Day. Berkeley and Los Angeles, California: University of California Press, 1999. $20.

Bullis, Don, New Mexico, A Biographical Dictionary. Vols. I and II, Los Ranchos, New Mexico: Rio Grande Books, 2007 and 2008. (There is a new edition in one volume). $15

Gallegos, Bernardo P. Literacy, Education and Society in New Mexico, 1693 – 1821. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1992. $15

Gordon, James D. and Taylor, James B. Weapons in Early American History, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Private printing, 2014. A big and heavy book, I will charge postage for this one. $40

Hanks, Nancy. Lamy’s Legion. Santa Fe, New Mexico: HRM Books, 2000. A book almost impossible to find now. $40.

Holmes, ed. Covered Wagon Women, Diaries and Letters from the Western Trail, 1840-1890, Glendale, Ca. 1983-1993. 11 volumes, hardcover cloth. Perfect condition, except one volume which has a sharp thin hole through the back cover and a few back pages (courtesy of UPS shipping!), hence the low price. I will charge shipping. $300.

Lafarge, John Pen. Turn Left at the Sleeping Dog. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 2001. $20

Stanley, Francis. 24 titles, sold together: $200
La Land, Wagon Mound, Magdalena, Alma, Lincoln, Reserve, Shakespeare, Kelly, Glenrio, Grafton, Grady, Fort Tulerosa, Greenville, Lamy, Mescalero, Deming, Columbus
San Antonio, St. Vrain, La Lande, Puerto de Luna, Loma Parda, Carlsbad

Thrapp, Dan L. Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography. In Three Volumes. Library copy, paperback. A supplement volume was later published, this is not included. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1988. $30

End of list of books for sale by F.M. Patorni (, 505-231 4191)