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Prefaces

J. Frank Dobie

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ISBN 10: 0316187887 / ISBN 13: 9780316187886
Published by Little Brown and Co., Boston, MA, 1975
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Little Brown and Co., Boston. 1975. Hardcover. Stated First Edition on copyright page. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Fine. DJ: Price marked; Fine. Red boards with black overlay on spine with bright copper lettering on spine; speckled end papers. 204 pp. In this book the author leads the way to the rediscovery of where and from whom he got the stories he writes about. He sets down in a series of self-contained essays his personal introduction to this handful of neglected writers whose works have nurtured and enriched our legends and our knowledge of the West; Andy Adams, Gene Rhodes, Charlie Siringo, Helen Hunt Jackson. A small glimpse at the section of Western Americana that has passed from existence. A clean pristine copy in Brodart mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 002210

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Title: Prefaces

Publisher: Little Brown and Co., Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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introduction by Bertha Dobie. A collection of actual book prefaces Dobie wrote for the works of Andy Adams, Gene Rhodes, Charles Russell, Charlie Siringo, and 14 others. Contains chapter on James Cox and his "Cattle Industry," "Sheep Life on the South Dakota Range," by Archer Gilfillan "Andy Adams, Cowboy Chronicler, "Belling the Lead Steer," "A Salute to Gene Rhodes," "The Conservatism of Chas. M. Russell," "Jim Williams and Out Our Way." DRD-436.

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