Chicago: Saul Brothers, 1918. First Edition. Very near fine in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and the same on the front board and with an illustration in black of two prairie schooners. A 16mo measuring 6 7/8 by 4 1/2 inches with the cloth over the lower tip of the front board nibbled by mice. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2" deep chip at the lower edge of the spine area, two small chips from the upper edge of the spine area and a narrow section of loss at the lower edge of the fold to the front board caused by mice as noted above. 156 pages of text. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and two plates. The author relates his experiences as a teamster in the early development of the west. Considered "scarce" by Ramon F. Adams in his bibliography Six-Guns and Saddle Leather. (Six-Guns, 1017; Rader, South of Forty, 1922) (Inventory #: TB28527)
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