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    James Cox. Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory. New York: The Antiquarian Press, 1959. Limited to 550 numbered copies, of which this is number 406. Two 4to volumes, 743 pages inclusive of both volumes. Indexed. Many illustrations. New introduction by J. Frank Dobie. Bound in half cowhide and buckram over boards. Blind stamped brand designs to the leather. Gilt stamped longhorn and lone star design to the front boards. Gilt lettering to spines. Original mylar protective wraps. Slipcase. Near fine. The facsimile reprint of the original 1895 edition. Ramon Adams calls this "one of the 'big four' cattle books. An important book on the history of the cattle industry, and no collector's library would be complete without it." (Adams, Herd)
    References: Adams, Herd 593. Basic Texas Books 34. Graff 891. Howes C820. McVickers B 114.


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