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1 Rye, Edgar w/intro by Day, James M. The Quirt and the Spur: Vanishing Shadows of the Texas Frontier
Austin, TX Steck-Vaughn Company 1967 Facsimile Edition Hard Cover Very Good Clear Mylar Ex-Library Carqueville 
xvi, 363 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/red borders on the front panel w/grey illustration, w/red-grey lettering on the spine & front cover, 10 plates & frontispiece. Wild days of the cowboy and buffalo hunter around Fort Griffin, Texas, containing material on the early life of John Selman and John Larn. The author mispells Selman's name as Sillman. This book has become rare because a prominent ranching family felt themselves slandered by some remarks in it and destroyed all the copies they could purchase. There is much on Ft. Griffin and Shackleford County in the early days, with plenty on early cattlemen. facsimile of Rader 2864, Howes R559, Herd 1982, Six-Guns 1923, Reese Six Score: the 120 #95 & Dobie: Guide to life and literature of Southwest p 161. stamped on ffep, bottom, top edges & title page, remnants of library card holder on the rfep, scuffed spot on spine where libr label was. 
Price: 63.75 USD
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2 Rye, Edgar The Quirt and the Spur: Vanishing Shadows of the Texas Frontier
Chicago, IL W. B. Conkey Company 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Carqueville 
(2), 363 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/red borders on the front panel w/grey illustration, w/red-grey lettering on the spine & front cover, 10 plates & frontispiece, tan cloth covered professionally built slipcase. Includes a note from the previous owner: "Mike is native Ft Griffin & all our neighbors are mentioned in this book - out of print. I let Buster Webb read it last year & he found it very choice matter and beautifully written stating cold facts of our pioneer grandparents & parents. Edna E." Wild days of the cowboy and buffalo hunter around Fort Griffin, Texas, containing material on the early life of John Selman and John Larn. The author mispells Selman's name as Sillman. This book has become rare because a prominent ranching family felt themselves slandered by some remarks in it and destroyed all the copies they could purchase. There is much on Ft. Griffin and Shackleford County in the early days, with plenty on early cattlemen. Rader 2864, Howes R559, Herd 1982, Six-Guns 1923, Reese Six Score: the 120 #95 & Dobie: Guide to life and literature of Southwest p 161. . slight wear at top & bottom of the spine, prev owners name on ffep (Mike and Edna E Fincher.) 
Price: 505.75 USD
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