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The Ranch: Poems of the West

by Lincoln, Elliott C

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good +


Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1924. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo. ix, 105 (1) pp. First Edition, 1924. "The poet went to Montana at a time when the large ranches were breaking up and the country was changing over from cattle and sheep raising to dry farming. From his own experiences as a cowby and homesteader, and from his talks with the old-time characters of the cow country, he has gathered the material for verses that are at once authentic and lilting --- verses filled with the vigor, zest, and humor of the untrammeled West." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Inked name ffep. Tiny chips to top and bottom edge spine dj with soiled spine and panels of same. Minor wear to bottom board edges, and lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Cream paper-covered boards with saddle drawing and black lettering on front board, and black lettering to spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004440
  • Title: The Ranch: Poems of the West
  • Author: Lincoln, Elliott C
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Place: Boston, MA
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: POETRY AMERICAN POETS OF TH WEST LINCOLN ELLIOTT C. POEMS


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