Live Boys in the Black Hills or The Young Texan Gold Hunters
Hardcover. Boston and New York, 1880. 8vo, publisher's illustrated cloth, 363 pp. plus one page of advertisements. First edition, possible later issue, with the text pagination of the first edition but with a page of advertisements at rear. A bright copy, very good with some normal age-related wear. Some tanning to contents due to paper quality. The sequel to ?Live Boys; or Charley and Nasho in Texas,? (1878), which is considered the first cowboy novel. Title continues: A Narrative In Charley's Own Language, Describing Their Adventures During the Second Trip Over the Great Texas Cattle Trail, Their Fortune as Gold Hunters, Their Life Among the Miners, and Their Experiences With the Indians, Cut Short by Charley's Sudden and Unaccountable Disappearance in the Night During a Snowstorm. . Very Good. 1880. First Edition. (Inventory #: 16367)
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