First edition. Limited to 450 copies signed by the designer and the binder. This is copy 181. Also signed by J. Evetts Haley, who wrote the Introduction, and Halton Henderson, the author.Quarto. Quarter leather and brown cloth, with gilt stamped leather label on front cover, xi , 110  pp., acknowledgments, foreword, illustrated, plates, portrait, appendixes, bibliography. Foreword by J. Evetts Haley. Photographs by Charles DeBus. The story of the brief but colorful history of the six-shooter in the United States, and especially in Texas. It focuses on the artistry of Texas gun-maker Edmond de la Garrigue, who produced the first Grizzly revolver. Laid-in in the publisher's original prospectus. The first publication of Chama Press. J. Evetts Haley says, ".... it is destined to become a rare item and should be in every Texas collector's library." Fine, unread copy housed in a matching brown cloth slipcase.
Inventory Number: 33729