Illus. in color and b/w by Charles M. Russell. Good. No dust jacket. No DJ. Tan cloth covers. NOT ex-library (from a private collection) 236 p. Includes: illustrations, index, bibliography. 10 1/2" x 13 1/4". Top corner of back cover and last few pages looks like it was chewed or bitten off by a mouse. Top of spine frayed. Light wear along top and bottom edges of covers, as if from sliding the book in and out across a rough, slightly too-short shelf. A few tiny scratches on the top edge of the pages. Front cover lightly rubbed; pages yellowing with age. Bookplate of former owner on second page (bastard title page).
Folio; VG/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with black text. Board have rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 236; American Art; May require extra pricing for shipping international. Rockville.
Good. No Jacket. Book Oversized hardcover. The pages are toning a bit and a couple of pages have small paint spots on them (looks like watercolor). Beautiful photos of paintings and more done by a real master at painting the old west. The scan makes the cover look discolored, but it is not.
Few moderate tears to price-clipped DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve, extremely gentle wear to spine head & foot, barely rubbed corners, else near fine(-) in good+ to very good(-) DJ. Folio in black multicolored DJ; 236 p, b&w illus (some color); 35 cm. Biography; Cowboys in art. || Contents: A paradox in chaps--When adventure calls--Some dreams come true--Destiny on the Judith--A child of the wild--A cowboy artist in the making--A jester among rawhides--One who "belonged"--The passing show--"Last of the 5000"--Brother to the tribe--A fugitive from civilization--Rawhide arts and letters--End of the open range--To "sing to 'em" no more--Roping a wild 'un--Saddled, but not tamed--A new roundup boss--A stranger in "the big camp"--A rocky trail to fame--A diamond in the rough--His heart sleeps. || A pictorial panorama of the paintings, drawings, and sculptures of the nineteenth-century frontier artist is supplemented by a detailed study of his life.
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