First edition. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, endpapers by Joe DeYong, ix , 277  pp., frontispiece [drawing by by Will James that also appears on the front panel of the dust jacket]. illustrated, bibliography. Two illustrations by C.M. Russell. 18 illustrations by Joe de Yong. Six Score 12 says, "Branch was an easterner and not a rancher. but his work is considered an accurate and useful study. The best section of the book is a literary critique of western writers dealing with the range in fiction." Fine bright copy in the elusive dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and the extremities and a small old water stain to the bottom edge of the spine. Very scarce in the dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 46462