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Opening A Cow Country. A History Of The Pioneer's Struggle In Conquering The Prairies South Of The Black Hills by A. H. Schatz

Opening A Cow Country. A History Of The Pioneer's Struggle In Conquering The Prairies South Of The Black Hills

by A. H. Schatz

Publication: Edwards Brothers, Inc, 1939, Ann Arbor

First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author on the title page. Stiff printed wrappers, x, 141 pp., frontispiece, illustrated, plates, portraits, maps, plan, preface, appendix. Herd 2017 says "very scarce," and "A letter from the author states that he had only a very small number printed, selling them to friends at just what they cost him, and the edition was soon exhausted." SIX GUNS 1953 says, "This privately printed and scarce little book devoted a chapter to cattle rustling in the Dakotas." Jennewein 154 says "An excellent account of the development of the first ranches in the southern Hills, Particularly Fall River Country." Extremely rare today done in an edition of less than 50 copies. An excellent account of the development of the first ranch of the Southern Hills, particularly the Falls River Country, the 1874 Custer Expedition, outlaws, the Keystone Land and Cattle Company country, etc. A cattle and Custer rarity. Fine in a leather clamshell case with author's name and title stamped in gold on the front cover.

Inventory Number: 45651

$4,875.00