Publication: Great American Publishing Company, 1979, Dallas
First edition. Quarto. Pictorial cloth, 192 pp., frontis., illustrated, acknowledgments, picture credits. Contains detailed information on such frontier items as holsters, belts, spurs, chaps, cuffs, relics, badges, the Western saloon, gambling, the Express Companies, photography, etc. Each subject area is expertly covered by a prominent dealer or an experienced collector. Identifies important manufacturers, variants, alterations and forgeries. The 45 page section about holsters is impressive. Also laid-in is a complimentary price guide that is much outdated today. Former owner's name, minor bumps to fore-edge, else near fine without dust jacket, as issued.
Inventory Number: 20174