Very Good. New York, 1909. 8vo, red cloth, 130 pp. A near fine copy with minimal normal wear. Gift inscription from the author's sister on the inside of the front free endpaper. An uncommonly well preserved copy of this pioneer memoir.
First edition, second printing (with slightly altered title). , 8-123, [3, ads. ]pp. Illustrated throughout from historic contemporary photographs. Red cloth lettered in black on spine and front cover. A very fine copy. "Scarce" (Adams). A narrative of 15 years on the plains. Includes some information on Canada Bill, a northwest outlaw. The author's experiences as a rancher relates an incident about the Cheyenne flight northward. Stanton ranched near the Missouri River in Iowa and Nebraska. He left the cattle business because he felt things were being spoiled by the Beef Trust. Stanton declares his obvious dislike of the "gigantic trusts" and of the "necessity of crushing those great combinations..." An interesting book and hard to find. [Adams, Rampaging Herd: 2151; Adams, Six-Guns: 2126; Howes I: S-886; Howes II: S-896].
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