Dallas: Southwest Press, 1929. First Edition. Octavo. Item #013914
304p. index. The true first issue of this classic work by Dobie which led to the change of the front endpapers in subsequent editions. A description of the cattle and range issues in Texas after the Civil War with photographs illustrating scenes particularly in Texas but ranging to New Mexico and the most accurate descriptions of Cowboys from the period ever done. Bound in 1/4 beige cloth over snake skin designed paper covered boards paper label to upper board, spine lettering black, some wear along edges and corners with a bit of finger soiling, previous owner's name Houston Smith on front endpaper, some underlining to fir six pages of lines the owner's thought important. A good copy.