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    [Cattle Brands]. M. L. Crimmins. SIGNED. Texas Brands. N.p., n.d. [San Antonio: privately printed, 1928]. First edition. Signed by the author in pencil on the front wrapper. Small pamphlet, measuring 7 x 5 inches. Unpaginated (8 pages). Illustrated with sketches of Texas cattle brands. Original stapled cream wrappers, with front cover illustration of a cowboy by the celebrated Texas artist Mary Bonner. Fine. Clint Josey's copy, with his name in ink on front wrapper. Adams Herd 610 ("rare").

    Brands in this handsome production come from the collection of Texas branding irons in the Witte Museum in San Antonio, a collection assembled by George W. Saunders, President of the Old Trail Drivers of Texas.

    Brief two-page overview of the history of brands by M. L. (Martin Lalory) Crimmins. Cover art donated by Mary Bonner. Henry C. Wedemeyer provided the sketches of the brands, and Mr. Saunders furnished names and data associated with the brands. This pamphlet was conceived by the Conservation Society of San Antonio.

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