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    William French. Some Recollections of a Western Ranchman, New Mexico, 1883-1899. London: Methuen, 1927. First edition. 8vo. 283pp, plus 8 pages of publisher ads. Red cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Near fine in crisp dust jacket with some sunning to the spine.

    Captain William French came to New Mexico from Ireland in 1883. He settled for a while in Grant County before moving to Colfax County, where he began his ranching enterprise, which would become the WS ranch in western New Mexico. "One of the best personal accounts of western ranching" (Reese, Six Score).

    Reference: Herd 847. Howes F375. Reese 42.


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