Norman: U of Okla Press, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ / No Jacket. Item #0404028
1st printing. 4to pictorial cloth with outline of longhorn on cover. 216pp. Several great b/w photos (Cherokee Strip, 101 Ranch, etc.). Maps. Bibliography. Index. One of the most important scholarly books ever published on the cattle trade & cattle trailing industry of the Great Plains. Dale was named by Oklahoma Today as one of the 46 most important greatest thinkers in Oklahoma history. The endpapers are a dramatic art deco presentation of some cattle brands. A good+, tight copy. Spine faded. Cover edges somewhat faded where sun burned. Hinges professionally repaired. The text block is crisp & fine. Rader 1036, Howes D20, Reese 27, Herd 639, Rader 1036.