Texas Cowboys

Hardcover, New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1937. First Edition. Very Good+. Dane Coolidge published dozens of western novels and short stories from 1910-1940. He got the material for his fiction by hanging out with working cowboys on their ranches and ranges and bringing his camera along to take their pictures. Coolidge traveled all over the western United States including Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, and California. He claimed there were 2 styles of cowboying - California style and Texas style. The Californians were better ropers, the Texans better riders. This is his non-fiction book about Texas cowboys based on his interactions with them for 35 years. Includes 32 photographs of Texas cowboys taken by the author. Text and photographs clean and bright, no previous owner marks. Minor to moderate soiling to covers, covers and titles bright. Corners gently bumped. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages. [Item #77103]

Price: $40.00

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