First edition of Some Recollections Of A Western Ranchman by the Honorable William French.
Octavo, vi, , 283pp, [8pp ads]. Light gray cloth, title stamped in black on spine and front cover. Light wear along bottom edge, sound text block, free of any marks. Publication statement noting “First Published in 1927” on copyright page. Ownership inscription on front free endpaper. In publisher’s scarce dust jacket, retail price on spine, professional reinforcement on verso, light toning to spine, an overall bright and attractive jacket. (Howes F375) (Graff 1441) A scarce work in the publisher’s dust jacket, being “one of the best personal accounts of western ranching.”
A little known book about the western United States, with insightful descriptions of western outlaws such as the Wild Bunch, Joel Fowler, and Black Jack Ketchum. (Six-Guns 773) The first American edition of this book was published by Frederick A. Stokes Company in 1928.