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A Cowman's Memoirs. J. O. JONES

A Cowman's Memoirs.


Other works by J. O. JONES

Publication: Texas Christian University Press, 1953, Fort Worth

First edition. 8vo. Cloth, map on front and rear endpapers, xvii [3], 204 pp., plus 4 pages of index, frontispiece, preface, plates, portraits, cattle brands, index. Jones was in his 80's when he had this book printed in an edition of 500 copies. Unvarnished recollections of an old cowman in West Texas. Much on cowboys, cattle drives, ranching, Indian problems, Abilene, Fort Worth, etc. Great West Texas cattle book of early Knox & Baylor counties. From the library of Dudley R. Dobie with his original bill of sale laid-in. Fine, bright copy in a lightly soiled dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and extremities. Very scarce title.

Inventory Number: 43044