New York: Macmillan, 1919. 1st. Hardcover. 8vo. 189pp + 3pp publisher's advertisements. Foreword by William Lyon Phelps. Orange, black & yellow decorative binding with black lettering; publisher's tan & brown illustrated dustjacket. About near fine in very good dustjacket (some wear to extremities; short closed tears; small loss at spine head; light, general soiling). A nice copy of a scarce collection of cowboy verse. Item #13159
Lomax was given a travelling fellowship by Harvard University to discover and collect these verses, bringing together all of the best cowboy verse at the time by poets everywhere. Some of the cowboy poets include Arthur Chapman; Henry Herbert Knibbs; William Maxwell; Charles Badger Clark, Jr; Frank Desprez; James Barton Adams; Margaret Vandergrift; Baird Boyd; Herman Scheffauer; MacMahon; H.D.C. McLaclachlan; Lowell O. Reese; R.V. Carr; L. Worthington Green; C.F. Lummis; Pocock in "Curly;" Deveen; Burke Jenkins; Berton Braley; E.A. Brinninstool; J.C. Davis; Sherman D. Richardson; Margaret Ashmun; Charles Pitt; John A. Lomax; L.F. Post & Glenn Norton; Ethel MacDiarmid; James Fox; and many anonymous. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 15th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.