First edition. 8vo. Cloth, pictorial end sheets, xix , 296 pp., "Foreword" by Hamlin Garland, introduction. notes. Illustrations by Paul Brown. Much on the author's life in Oklahoma Territory, Colorado, and New Mexico. Dobie p.62 says, "The pageant of trail life as it passed by a stage stand in Oklahoma; autobiographical. Beautifully printed and illustrated." Graff 808 says, "Southwestern Indians and cattlemen." Six Guns 471 says, "This volume contains a chapter on Cherokee Bill, telling about the outlaw's life before he started upon his career of crime." History of the Red Fork Ranch of Oklahoma, just across the Red River from Texas. The author lived an active life in Oklahoma Territory as a cowboy, rancher, explorer, and engineer. Very good copy lacking the elusive dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 41328