Chas A. Siringo A TEXAS COW BOY Or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony
Time Life Books 1980 0809435675 / 9780809435678 Hardcover Very Good
Time Life 1980 edition. Reprinted from the 1885 original. Faux or bonded leather cover, no jacket as issued. Interior pages clean & tight except for two light address stamps inside both covers. Page 85 has a large chip from the corner & text is missing from the bottom corner. Cover has light edge & corner wear, gilt lettering, ribbon marker. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "First published in 1885, Siringo's chronicle of his life as a itchy-footed boy, cowhand, range detective, and adventurer was one the first classics about the Old West and helped to romanticize the West and its myth of the American cowboy. Will Rogers declared, "That was the Cowboy's Bible when I was growing up. "