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181. STANSBERY, Lon R.[No title page, as issued] The Passing of 3D Ranch [cover title] Preface... Lon R. Stansbery [first leaf, recto] The Passing of Oklahoma’s “3-D” Ranch. This 60,000-Acre Tract in the Southwest Corner of the Osage, Near Tulsa, Had Wonderful Prairies, Magnificent Hills and Creeks of Cool, Sparkling Waters Filled with Perch, Crappie and Black Bass. Chapter I... [page 1].  N.p., n.d. [verso of last leaf:  Printed by Geo. W. Henry Printing Company Tulsa, Oklahoma, ca. 1930].  [2], 92 [2] pp., one plate (photo of author on his horse at the 3-D Ranch), text illustrations (photographic). 12mo, original blue cloth with lettering and illustration in black (front cover of cowboy on horseback with clouds with scenes of evolution from open range to oil wells; back cover with longhorns). Fine.

     First edition. Adams, Guns 2125: “Gives some heretofore unpublished facts about the Daltons, Bill Doolin, the Jennings gang, the Cook gang, Cherokee Bill, and other Oklahoma outlaws.” Adams, Herd 2146. Campbell, My Favorite 101 Books about the Cattle Industry 84. Dykes, Rare Western Outlaw Books, pp. 19-21.  Howes S871. Describes ranching in northeast Oklahoma from the opening of the Territory until the 1920s, and transition to the petroleum era.  ($150-300) 

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