DescriptionJ. Evetts Haley. The XIT Ranch of Texas and the Early Days of the Llano Estacado, Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1929, first edition. 261 pp. Frontis map and plates, original dark green cloth with title stamped in gilt on spine and head of a longhorn in gilt on front cover. T.e.g. Several tiny spots to spine. A very good or better copy.
Reese Six-Score 54: "A foundation work on ranching in the Panhandle, and an important ranch history." Jenkins Basic Texas Books 82: "Shortly after publication, Haley and the owners [of the XIT] were sued for libel by members of the Spikes family, about whom defamatory statements were made in the chapter entitled 'A Long Fight for Law.' The book was withdrawn from circulation, and lawsuits ensued until Haley was able to prove in court that his accusations were true.' "Adams Herd 969. Adams Six-Gun 894. Robinson 3. Howes H39. Dobie, p. 104. Vandale 82. A key book for a cattle and ranching collection. Newspaper clipping laid in regarding the book and its reissue by University of Oklahoma Press.
One letter from Haley to Charles G. Downing, dated January 19, 1982.
Poster and brochure, two pieces. Haley being a candidate for governor of Texas. Courtesy of Michael Heaston,Austin /J.P. Bryan, Houston. The high bid placed by via mail, fax, the Internet or telephone will be entered as the opening bid for the lot during the live portion of the silent auction.
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