First edition, 8vo. Red cloth, vii , 147 pp., 23.7 x 15.9 cm., frontis (port. of Col. Charles Goodnight), preface, illustrated, map, plates, portraits, bibliography, index. Six Score 18 says, "One of the first ranch histories, and one of the rarest and most important. It is not known how many copies of this book were printed, but it certainly was no more than several hundred." In 1929 J, Evetts Haley noted that the work was "already becoming rare." Inked gift inscription on the front free fly leaf, else a very good, bright, tight copy, An exceptional copy of a very scarce and desirable cattle item.
Inventory Number: 46582