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Ben Snipes. Northwest Cattle King ROSCOE SHELLER

Ben Snipes. Northwest Cattle King


Publication: Binfords & Mort, Publishers, 1957, Portland

First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author.Yellow cloth, decorations and titles stamped in brown, [8], 205 pp., acknowledgments, foreword, illustrated, appendix. Ben Snipes owned more cattle than any other range man in the Pacific Northwest. The story of Ben, a penniless youth of 17, worked his way in 10 years to become the king of all Northwest cattlemen during 50 years of open-range empires. Six Guns 1993 says "Gives an account of the robbing of the Benjamin S. Snipes Bank in Roslyn, Washington, by Matt Warner and the McCarty brothers." Fine, bright copy in bright dust jacket with one tiny nick to top front corner. An exceptional copy.

Inventory Number: 41525