First and only edition. Signed by the author. Original green cloth with titles stamped in black on front cover and spine, , 198 pp.,frontis. [portrait of the author], dedication, preface, map. Privately printed for W.P. Ricketts who was blind when the book was published. very fine copy obtained from the library of Fred Rosenstock's daughter. Very scarce to rare. DOBIE: LIFE AND LITERATURE: p.115: "A natural book with much interesting information. It contains the best account of trailing cattle from Oregon to Wyoming that I have seen." Recollections when he became a cowboy, roundups on the Platte, Indian raids, the winter of 1879-1880, booze and cattle won't mix, his trip to Yellowstone, the open range, etc. A modern work, printed for friends and has become quite scarce. An exceptional copy. Bookseller Inventory # 4599
Title: 50 YEARS IN THE SADDLE
Publisher: Star Publishing Company, 1942.
Publication Date: 1942
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Starr Publishing Company, Sheridan Wyoming, 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. 198 pages, frontis, map, photos, very slight lightening to spine. Cowboy life, ranching, Indian raids, Fort Fetterman, cattle thieves, Yellowstone National Park, Johnson County War, Wyoming, Texas, Hole-in-the-Wall Gang, etc. Graff 3500, Howes R275, Herd 1893, Six-Guns 1851, "The first complete book written about this noted character.". Seller Inventory # 14161
Book Description Star Publishing Company; Sheridan, Wyoming, 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, SIGNED by the author on the half-title page. 8vo (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 inches), original green cloth, title in black on spine and upper front board, [12,including map], 198 pp., 2 plates (frontispiece photo of author and "Sunnyside Ranch"), text illustration. Very near fine (very minimal foxing, edges of book block; focal, slight rubbing, cloth). Pages clean and binding tight. Inquire about D-I-S-C-O-U-N-T based on method of P-A-Y-M-E-N-T. Inquire at d-a-n-w-i-r-t-5-5-5 (at) g-m-a-i-l (dot) c-o-m (without the dashes). Adams, Guns 1851: "A privately printed little book of reminiscences, now very scarce, containing some material on the Hole-in-the-Wall Country." Adams, Herd 1893: "Scarce." Campbell, My Favorite 101 Books about the Cattle Industry 76. Dobie, p.115: "A natural book with much interesting information. It contains the best account of trailing cattle from Oregon to Wyoming that I have seen." Graff 3500. Howes R275. Malone, Wyomingana, p.48: "Reminiscences of a cowboy who was an early-day foreman at the Goose-Egg Ranch near Casper. Later settled near Gillette and established the Sunnyside and Rawhide ranches. Personal experiences and cattle-raising advice." A very nice copy indeed. (1722RO068). Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # 3344
Book Description Star Publishing Company, Sheridan, Wyoming, 1942. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine Condition. First Edition, First Printing. //NO DUST JACKET AS ISSUED//NO PREVIOUS OWNER MARKS OF ANY KIND (no names or inscriptions, no bookplate, no underlining, etc) // a very nice copy of this exceedingly rare book. The green cloth binding is tight and clean, the black stamped lettering on front cover and spine are clear and are not faded. There is some light spotting on the covers and spine. The book is free from soiling or odor. ..... SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (signature only).... Hardcover Book. Seller Inventory # 0024608