Evanston, Illinois: Branding Iron Press, 1952. Limited Edition. Small Octavo. Item #028167
Limited to 500 copies. The current copy is #450. x, 133 pages, introduction and notes by Herbert O. Brayer, illustrated by David T. Vernon. From 1840 to the late 1880's he was prominent in the cattle trade. He had learned as a youth in England but when he came to the American West, his knowledge and understanding markets took off. By 1870 to 1903, he was known as the Prairie Cattle King. A lovely printed book and fascinating read. Bound by Elizabeth Kner in 1/4 brown linen over beige paper covered boards, lettering black, spine lettering gilt, very tiny nicks to board edges, damp stain at gutter near head. A very nice copy. [Graff 3314; Howes P469].