RMABA Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair

 
 
 
Featured items that Great American Cattle Co. Books and Art plans to bring to RMBPF 2013.
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Great American Cattle Co. Books and Art
Kit Haddock
P.O. Box 332 Monument CO 80132
719-488-3646 or 719-338-0125
kithaddock@mindspring.com
Cattle Trade, Cowboys, Will James
Booth Number: 5

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Lone Cowboy, My Life Story. Will James. 1930, Scribner's, New York - London.

1930 First Edition. One of 250, with an original drawing; quite scarce, as the drawing was often removed, difficult to find in nice condition; a Merrill Aristocrat. The book is very fine, with the covers as bright a green as ever seen. The label is nearly fine and the gilt is bright. The binding is tight and there are no marks inside the book. The slipcase is rarely found; it is complete, though it does appear to have had some restoration many years ago. There is age toning, with a tan hue to the original green. The label is in very good condition with some wear/minor chipping along the edges. It has done its job of protecting the book and is still very nice itself. The drawing is of a horse and rider riding into a snowstorm, the horse knee-deep in snow. The cowboy is in neckrag and wooly chaps; the horse is moving left to right with a hackamore rig, and rope coiled on the saddle.

Price $6,750.00

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Texan Ranch Life. Mary Jaques. London: Horace Cox, 1894.

1894 First Edition. A most important cattle and Texana book! Written by a woman who left England to visit the U.S. from 1889 to 1891, was overwhelmed by her experiences in Texas (and Mexico and California), returned to England to write very detailed experiences of Texas ranch life. Reese: “… this rare book describes a trip to Mexico shortly before her return to England, … but a good part of the work deals with her ranch experiences. Much surprised her, but she took it in her cultured stride.” A Reese Six-Score and a Merrill Aristocrat. A very good copy in brown pictorial cloth, with gold stamping which is still quite bright. Surprisingly rare!

Price $3,500.00

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Horse Conformation Collection. Ben Green. Various publishers.

Horse Conformation As to Soundness and Performance Ability 1963, 1st Edition, signed and nearly fine, $275.00 1963, 3rd printing in wraps, $40.00 1975, 1st Printing of the Revised Edition, fine in dj, $75.00 Last Trail Drive Through Downtown Dallas, 1971, 1st Edition (limited), F/F, $100.00 Wild Cow Tales, 1982 14th printing, in dj, $15.00 Horse Tradin’, 1967 3rd printing, in dj, $15.00 Village Horse Doctor, 1973 6th printing, in dj, $18.00 Seven Volume Collection: $395.00

Genre: Horses

Price $395.00

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Then and Now: or 36 Years in the Rockies. Robert Vaughn. Minneapolis: Tribune Printing Company, 1900.

A "sterling" copy of this most important Montana, in a slipcase: THEN AND NOW; or Thirty-Six years in the Rockies. Personal Reminiscences of Some of the First Pioneers of the State of Montana. Indians and Indian Wars. The Past and Present of the Rocky Mountain Country, 1864-1900.

Price $750.00


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