Publication: The MacMillan Co, 1961, New York
First edition. 8vo. Limited to 350 copies signed by the author and the illustrator. This is copy 90. Pictorial cloth, dark gray endpapers, x, 354 pp., top edges gilt, illustrated by Nick Eggenhofer, afterword. This work is one of Adam's best, an excellent account of the true cowboy. "The most complete, accurate and personal history of the old-time cowboy I have ever read in one volume."---Max Evans. Six Guns 12 says "Has a chapter on cattle rustlers and one on outlaws." Offers a description of a cowhand's cow-punching, bronco-busting, trail driving; his rodeo riding, poker playing, socializing; his horse, guns, rope, clothing, sleeping bag; his eating and drinking habits; his attitude toward God, women, bosses; as well as his unwritten code of conduct. Fine unread copy in near fine slipcase.
Inventory Number: 45501