c. 1950, 1955-6. Paperback & Map. Booklet (and map) describing "the history of the Southwest and Philmont Scout Ranch from the days of the Spanish conquistadors through the story of Waite Phillips and his marvelous gift of Philmont to the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America." Philmont Scout Ranch is an incredible outdoor experience to this day.
Booklet small 8vo, green paper covers, black text, 82pp, many b&w photos and 2 foldout maps; plus pictorial paper map 27 3/4 x 39 1/4" of Philmont with pencil and pen indications of trail stops. Booklet dusty, chip on spine, o/w vgc. Map has vignettes around outer edges, original fold marks, small holes at folds. Otherwise very good condition. Item #27448