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Songs Of The Cattle Trail And Cow Camp. LOMAX, JOHN A. [COLLECTED BY].

Songs Of The Cattle Trail And Cow Camp.

LOMAX, JOHN A. [COLLECTED BY].

Publication: The Macmillan Company, 1920, New York

First edition, second printing. 8vo. Signed in ink on the front free fly leaf, "Yours sincerely, John A. Lomax." Decorated cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, foreword, introduction. With a foreword by William Lyon Phelps. Splendid collection of poems and songs of the cowboy. Former owner's inked name to top of front free fly leaf, else fine, bright copy in dust jacket with two tiny chips to head of spine. Lomax spent years collecting and preserving cowboy verse. Here, he presents an extensive collection of western verse in three sections: 1) “Cowboy Yarns” 2) “The Cowboy Off Guard” 3) “Cowboy Types.” An elusive title, especially in the rare dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 47080

$475.00