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    "WILL JAMES" AMERICAN WRITER & ILLUSTRATOR AUTOGRAPH 1930 - James, Will (1892-1942) American writer and illustrator of stories of the west, based on his experience as a cowboy. Received the Newbery Medal 1927 for "Smoky", (1926). "Lone Cowboy" (1930) is the story of his life, other books include "The Drifting Cowboy" (1925), "Home Ranch" (1935), and the "American Cowboy" (1942). He owned a 12,000 acre ranch near Billings, Montana. Autograph signed. One page, small Quarto, on his personal letterhead, Pryor, Montana, march 9, 1935. Letter to Mrs. Virgil Russell of Casper, Wyoming, In part: "Thanks for your good letter. I will be glad to sometime send you an autograph photo of me...when it does me justice, but cameras have a way of breaking..." 6.5" x10".

    Condition: Boldly penned and signed. Tiny tape stains at each corner, all else very fine condition.

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    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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