Publication: Marshall Jones Company, 1985, Francetown
First edition. 8vo. Inscribed by the author. Maroon cloth, tan endpapers, xvii [blank], 83 pp., frontis., acknowledgments, introduction, foreword, illustrated, afterword. Introduction by Sara Dobberteen. Photographs from the author's collection. Girard started Cowboy trick roping in the 1930's and has performed his roping skill in Wild West shows, rodeos, circuses, fairs, and theaters all around the country. Extensively illustrated with photographs of famous trick ropers of the past performing, many of whom Girard knew personally. As new, unread copy in as new dust jacket. An exceptional copy.
Inventory Number: 31927