New York: Hastings House, 1958. 1st. Hardbound. First Edition, Limited to 199 copies SIGNED by the author. Fold-out color frontispiece; black & white photo-reproductions with descriptions. xiv, 527 pp. Half cream linen spine over green paper covered boards; gilt illustration and lettering to spine; housed in publisher's slipcase. From the library of Irving W. Robbins, Jr., a respected collector of antiquarian books who offered valuable counsel to many colleges and universities around the country on Western Americana, California and the history of the American West, with his personalized book label. A fine copy. Item #17798
One of the American Procession Series. "This is the story of cattle in America and of the men whose ranches reached from the Rio Grande up into the far regions of Montana. In its sweep it ranges from early Spanish days, through the era of far-flung cattle empires, down to our own times." - dustjacket flap. (Adams Herd 2004; Six-Guns 1938).