Ben K. Green: A Descriptive Bibliography of Writings by and About Him. Compiled by Robert A. Wilson. With a Foreword by Jenkins Garrett.
signed first edition
1977 · Flagstaff
by Wilson, Robert A.
Flagstaff: Northland Press, (1977). First Edition. Signed & Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, gray cloth (hardcover), silver letters, xix + 158 pp. Near-Fine, with neat former-owner stamp; in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: Ben K. Green was a unique figure in the literature of the West. As a dedicated veterinarian and scientist he authored several landmark publications in equine studies, including The Color of Horses and Horse Conformation, and as a consummate storyteller he captured both public and critical acclaim with such classics as as Thousand Miles of Mustangin’ and Ben Green Tales. This descriptive bibliography, the first ever published on Green, is an indispensable source book for all collectors of Green’s works and anyone interested in his colorful life. Robert Wilson, a personal friend of Green and noted Texas book dealer, spent over two years in compiling this comprehensive volume. Included are complete descriptions of every item Green ever published, reproductions of dust jackets, title pages and art from all major and and many lesser-known Green works, excerpts from important reviews, a section on Green’s obituaries, and a complete index. Throughout the bibliography Wilson renders warm, personal glimpses og Green as a writer and individual. The Foreword is contributed by Jenkins Garrett Library at the University of Texas, Arlington. Ben K. Green: A Descriptive Bibliography of Writings By and About Him is an important contribution to and documentation of the literature of the West and one of its most celebrated authors. (Inventory #: 4245gls)