First edition. Large quarto. Black cloth, pictorial endpapers, 224pp., foreword, introduction, numerous illustrations, many in color, bibliography, index. Foreword by Dale Evans. Photography by William Manns. Pays tribute to the women of the frontier. With over 450 color photos and historic images, the spirit, lore and relics of these colorful cowgirls is accurately depicted. As cowgirls moved into the limelight in the 1890s, chapters cover their contributions to Wild West shows and early rodeos. Other sections of the book depict the cowgirl in advertising and calendar art, plus exciting sections on Hollywood cowgirls and growing up western. Fine in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 45130