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    James Cox. Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas. Limited edition. New York: The Antiquarian Press, 1959. Two 4to volumes. Bound in half cowhide with blind-stamped brand designs to leather. Original mylar protective wraps. Slipcase. Near fine. The facsimile reprint of the original 1895 edition called "one of the 'big four' cattle books" by Ramon Adams.

    References:
    Adams Herd 593. Basic Texas Books 34.


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    Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory. Limited to 550 numbered copies, of which this is number 39. New York: The Antiquarian Press, 1959. Two 4to volumes. 743 pp inclusive of both volumes. Index, many illustrations. New introduction by J. Frank Dobie. Bound in half cowhide with 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. All edges gilt. 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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