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Horses, Hitches and Rocky Trails.

by Joe Back

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Denver, CO Alan Swallow: Sage Books, 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959), unstated in accordance with Sage's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1959), unstated in accordance with Swallow/Sage's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ in Poor DJ: The Book shows the very slightest spine lean and a former owner's name and date at the top of the front free endpaper. Else, flawless; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor, unobtrusive flaws. The DJ is split along the rear hinge and only held together by the mylar cover; else shows 3/4" loss at the heel of the backstrip and smaller chip at the head of same; a couple of tiny tears; some toning around the outside edges; very faint soiling; the price is intract; mylar-protected. Not unattractive, at least in its mylar-protector. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.85 x 0.65 inches). 117 pages. Foreward by Pat Murray. Liberally illustrated with 51 drawings by the author. Decorated Endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 10 ounces. Front cover error: "Joe Black". Hardback with DJ.




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