_Will James's Book of Cowboy Stories_ is a collection of some of the most entertaining illustrated stories of cowboy life from the Will James collection. Unlike the original 1951 Scribner's edition, the stories in this version are unabridged. This long-awaited reprint of the last Will James Book will satisfy readers' nostalgic longing for the ...
_Will James's Book of Cowboy Stories_ is a collection of some of the most entertaining illustrated stories of cowboy life from the Will James collection. Unlike the original 1951 Scribner's edition, the stories in this version are unabridged. This long-awaited reprint of the last Will James Book will satisfy readers' nostalgic longing for the freedom, danger, and adventure of life on the open range. So sit back on your heels, pour yourself a cup of thick, black camp coffee, and let Will James transport you to bygone days of cowpunching, cattle rustling, bronc busting, and drifting in the American West. Includes 51 black-and-white drawings.
Fair Condition. No Dust Jacket. Ex-library with typical marks, worn covers; some discoloring and stains to the pages; a solid reading copy. Contents include On the Drift; The Best Riding and Roping; Winter Months in a Cow Camp; Lone Cowboy; Smoky the Range Colt; The Makings of a Cowhorse; Chapo the Faker; A Narrow Escape; When in Rome; For a Horse; Silver Mounted; On the Dodge; Cattle Rustlers; For the Sake of Freedom; Once a Cowboy. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Standard Weight. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 130854.
242pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Very good. There is a small light stain on the front cover, and there is a small gouge in the rear cover. There are also multiple small scratches on the rear board. The spine is rolled. The edges of the spine and covers are gently bumped and rubbed. There is a former owner's name on the top edge of the front pastedown. Mildly yellowed pages. No dust jacket. Illustrated by the Author. Born in Canada, Ernest DuFault left home at the age of 15 and traveled west to seek out his dream. He became the American cowboy, Will James. Beginning at the bottom, he worked and became a top hand. Handling rough horses filled his days and became the basis for many of his books.
Good in Good jacket. Ex-Library These stories told by the best-known of all cowboy writers grow out of his own life spent riding the range. Hardcover with dj in protective mylar, ex library with usual markings, good cond.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
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