Publication: The Naylor Company, 1940, San Antonio
First edition. 8vo. Cloth, xvii(1), 394 pp., frontis. (portrait), illus., glossary, index. In these sixty-four stories of frontier life in the Southwest is fascinating, dramatic reading of history as lived. The purpose of this book is to bring into perspective in a single volume a picture of the way of life in the Southwest, particularly under frontier and pioneer conditions, as women interpreted it. Adams Herd #2558: "Has several chapters on cattle and cowboys." Adams Six Guns #2452: "Contains a chapter on Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett, telling about their first meeting." Former owner's neat, small bookplate on front pastedown sheet, first five pages lightly foxed at fore-edges else a very good copy in the elusive, price-clipped dust jacket with a small chip to head of spine, with light wear to the spine ends, corners and extremities. Excellent content.
Inventory Number: 47179