Publication: D Appleton and Company, 1923, New York
First edition. 8vo. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front cover and spine, vii , 429 [7 pp publisher advertisements] pp. 4 plates (including frontispiece), number 1 at the end of text indicates first issue. Illustrated by W.H.D. Koerner. A true epic of pioneers on the Texas cattle trail up to Kansas where the railroads from the East were reaching. Here is the story of Taisie Lockhart, owner and manager of a vast Texas ranch who made the challenging journey with her 4,500 cows, 16 cow hands, 19 kinds of rifles and six-shooters, and 115 saddle ponies. This tale of great deeds of pioneer bravery and daring was made into a silent Western film directed by Irvin Willat and starring Jack Holt and Lois Wilson. Fine, bright copy, in a bright and fresh dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and corners. An exceptional copy.
Inventory Number: 49139