(MONTANA). [LIBBEY, Chan]. O.T.O. Ranch. Dude Ranch, Montana. [Livingston, WY: Hammond Printing Co., 1938]. 1st ed. Oblong 8vo. 4pp. Plates. Orig. printed wrappers. Small insect damage to rear wrapper, else near fine. The O.T.O. Ranch claimed to be the first dude ranch. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: O.T.O. Ranch. Dude Ranch, Montana.
Publication Date: 1938
Book Description Livingston, WY nd (c 1935), 1935. Photos, oblong 6 x 8 printed stapled wraps with circular hole in cover showing owner and family, 4 pp of text plus approx 20 photos printed on versos only, covers soiled and a little worn, contents good. Also, original mailing envelope (not postally used, but ragged and stained), and eight page stapled wraps pamphlet, 9 x 8, folded vertically. Reportedly, the OTO was the first dude ranch in Montana, and Teddy Roosevelt stayed there in its prime. By the time the owners pictured here ran the place, it was on the decline. Neat, simpler times. Seller Inventory # 98-0224