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1. ADAMS, Ramon F. The Old-Time Cowhand. New York: Macmillan Company, 1961. [2], x, 354 pp., text illustrations by Nick Eggenhofer. 8vo, original maize pictorial buckram, t.e.g. Very fine in publisher’s slipcase.

     First edition, limited edition (#338 of 350 copies, signed by Adams and Eggenhofer). Adams, Guns 12: “Has a chapter on cattle rustlers and one on outlaws.” Dykes, Fifty Great Western Illustrators (Eggenhofer 18). Mohr, The Range Country 619: “The cowboy in fact and fiction; encyclopedic labor of love.” Smith S2519.  Of the comments found in the trade, that of Jeffrey Thomas is most wry:  “Adams's fondness for writing in range dialect can be vexing at length, but he certainly knew his subject. Indispensable.” ($150-300)

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