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The Palo Pinto Story by Mary Whatley Clarke

The Palo Pinto Story

by Mary Whatley Clarke

Publication: The Manney Company, 1956, Fort Worth

First edition 8vo. Inked gift inscription on the front fly leaf: "To our good friend Leslie H. Geddes, from Loyd and Lena Jinkens, along with best wishes from the author, Mary Whatley Clarke who is proud to have her county history included in your fine Southwestern Library. July 1962." Red cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the front cover and spine, vii [36 pp.], ix - x, 172 pp., preface, illustrated from photographs, index. In the author's inscription "Jinkins (1900-1980) was a Texan known as "Mr. Quarter Horse," a legendary and award-winning horse breeder and rancher. Much on the history of the county with chapters devoted to prominent events and people, including cattlemen Goodnight and Loving. Six Guns 432 says "Has a chapter on Sam Bass, giving some new material." Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 45182