VAQUERO OF THE BRUSH COUNTRY Dallas: Southwest Press, 1929., "Rio Grande River" on endpaper maps. Basic Texas Books 44: "Dobie's first complete book.a lasting contribution to the literature of the Texas range. It presents the memoirs of John Duncan Young, a South Texas cattleman, as interpreted by Dobie.The text includes, in addition to Young's life as a pioneer cattleman, sections on roundups and cattle drives, on the hide and tallow business in Texas, on Billy the Kid and the Mexican outlaw Cortina, on life in the South Texas brush country, on Mexican and Indian warfare along the border after the Civil War, and on the folk ways of the Texas cattle industry." Campbell, p. 85. CBC 84 & 3164. Cook 7. Dobie, p. 102. Dobie & Dykes, 44 & 44 #11. Dykes, Kid 141; Dykes, Collecting Range Life Literature, p. 14; My Dobie Collection, p. 8: "Scarce" (#31 on his rarities list); Western High Spots, p. 20 ("My Ten Most Outstanding Books on the West" #8); p. 103 ("The Texas Ranch Today"). Guns 606. Herd 702.8vo, original half tan cloth over snakeskin-patterned boards, tan printed paper label on upper cover. xv  314 pp., 6 plates (photographic, including color frontispiece of the formidable J. M. Dobie longhorn), text illustrations and endpaper maps by Justin C. Gruelle. In Good condition with bumped covers and Foxing on front endpapers. Some cracking of spine. Gift inscription. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Vaquero of The Brush Country - Dobie 1st ...
Publisher: Southwest Press
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
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