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Bell Ranch As I Knew It. by George F. Ellis

Bell Ranch As I Knew It.

by George F. Ellis

Publication: Privately printed for M Dubrocq, n d (ca 1930), Havana

First edition. 8vo. Presentation inscription from the artist, Robert Lougheed, with an ink drawing of a horse beneath his signature. Leather, titles stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, [16], 162 pp., illustrated, map on front & rear fly-leaves. "A Historical Overview of Bell Ranch" by Donald R. Ornduff. Illustrated by Robert Lougheed with nine color paintings and dozens of drawings. A wonderful history of the famed 150-year old New Mexico ranch as told by its manager. A fine copy in price-clipped dust jacket with light wear to the extremities and a few scratches to the front dust jacket cover. The dust jacket also has a sticker for the book winning the 1974 Wrangler Award from the National Cowboy Hall of Fame.

Inventory Number: 40106