Chas. [Charles] A. Siringo. A Texas Cow Boy or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony. Chicago and New York: Rand, McNally & Co., Publishers, [1886]. Second enlarged edition. Octavo. [1-13], 14-347, [5 publisher's catalog] pages. 8 plates. Original brown cloth with cowboy vignette and titles stamped in gilt on the front board and titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Floral endpapers.

    "The first - and best - cowboy autobiography". (Howes S518). Made up of sheets from the Siringo & Dobson printing, bound up with a new title-leaf bearing the Rand, McNally imprint.

    Condition: Very good. Light shelf wear to boards; contents uniformly toned with some light to moderate occasional foxing. A sound, tight copy.

    Reference: Basic Texas Books 185 (C). Howes S518. Adams, Rampaging Herd 2077. Adams, Six Guns 2032.

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