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The Cowboy. His Characteristics, His Equipment, And His Part In The Development Of The West by Philip Ashton. Rollins

The Cowboy. His Characteristics, His Equipment, And His Part In The Development Of The West

by Philip Ashton. Rollins

Publication: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922, New York

First edition. 8vo. Inked gift inscription on the front free fly leaf: "To Captain James T. Smith from Philip A. Rollins, May 1922." Red cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the front cover and spine, xiv [2], 353 pp., preface. Very difficult copy to locate in a decent dust jacket. Everything you want to know about being a cowboy. Information on ranching, cattle drives, gear, daily work, breaking horses, the Johnson County War, etc. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with two tiny closed tears, and small chips to head of spine, corners and top of front cover.

Inventory Number: 47860

$750.00