Publication: Evans Press, 1976, Fort Worth
First edition. 8vo. Limited edition of 50 copies signed by the author. Full leather, titles stamped in gilt on the front cover and spine, xiii , 287 pp., foreword, illustrated from photographs, portraits, epilogue, index. Also stamped in gilt on the front cover is the name Allen Maxwell, former director of the SMU Press and book editor for The Dallas Morning News. Laid-in is a letter from The Cattleman Magazine to Maxwell stating that "the leather bound edition is limited to 50 books." This book is not only the history of the Association but it is also the story of the entire cattle industry in Texas and the Southwest. There is much information on prominent cattlemen as well a s drought, rustling, market breaks, and government meddling. The best book to date on this important organization. Very fine copy without dust jacket, as issued.
Inventory Number: 47490