First edition. 8vo. One Hundred copies of this edition of the Erskine Diary have been bound with genuine morocco spine and sides covered with all-rag paper hand marbled by Barbara Holman (No two sheets are ever the same). This is number 54 boxed, numbered and signed by J. Evetts Haley. Quarter leather and marbled paper over boards, titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine, 173 (1) pp., acknowledgements, introduction, illustrated, appendix, index. In Explanation & In Gratitude by J. Evetts Haley. Historical Introduction by J. Evetts Haley. Erskine prospered in the cattle industry and from his Capote Ranch on the Guadalupe River near Seguin in 1854, drove a herd of cattle to California. On the drive he had the protection of an armed escort under the command of James J. Callahan. This is a detailed diary of his experiences on this drive. He became involved with several mining ventures, which were apparently failures. His letters home tell of his five year mining venture In 1859 before he returned to Capote Ranch and resumed the raising of cattle. Fine, unread copy in original cloth slipcase. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE DIARY OF MICHAEL ERSKINE; DESCRIBING HIS...
Publisher: The Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, .
Publication Date: 1979
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, 1979. Hard Bound Volume. Condition: Covers Slightly Darkened. First. Edited by J. Evarts Haley and signed by him. Seller Inventory # 124211
Book Description Midland 1979, 1979. Pictorial Cloth. Condition: Good. Ltd.Ed 163pp, frontis, illus, plates (some in color), index, pict. cloth fine. Seller Inventory # #109766
Book Description Nita Stewart Memorial Library, Midland, 1979. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Cream colored illustrated cloth boards. 1/975 copies. Inscribed by Haley. Appendix, index and full page illustrations. FINE. Seller Inventory # 001865
Book Description Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, Midland, Texas, 1979. Hard Cover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition.. One of 975 copies. Edited with Notes and Historical Introduction by J.Evetts Haley. From the Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library. Inventory #000403. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Privately Printed. Seller Inventory # 000403