Publication: San Angelo: Elkhorn Wagon Yard, 1923,
First edition. Original pictorial blue wrappers, portrait verso front wrapper, 32 pp., wrapper title. Howes P78. Adams Six Guns 1679: "Exceedingly rare. An autobiography of James Monroe Parker, including his early days in West Texas and his experiences as a cowboy in the latter half of the 19th century. Also included are a number of songs and poems about cowboys and Texas. The author was an old Texas cowboy who became crippled with paralysis and sold these little books for a livelihood as he wandered over the country." [40 cents]. Adams Herd 1757. Adams One-Fifty 111: "In spite of its errors, it is much sought and important collector's item." Dobie, p. 126. A fine, clean copy of an elusive title housed in a cloth clamshell case with titles stamped in gilt on the spine.
Inventory Number: 48338