Lone Cowboy: My Life Story
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Date Published: 1946
Edition: Later printing
Book Id: 26781
431pp. Large octavo [23.5 cm] Black cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and an illustrated paper label mounted to the front board. Illustrated endsheets. Illustrations by Will James. Very good. The covers are rubbed. The cloth at the foot of the spine is frayed. There is a former owner's bookplate on the verso of the frontispiece. The dust jacket is in fair condition only. Darkened, creased and rubbed. There is a loss from the paper at the foot of the spine that measures 2 and 3/4 inches. The panels and spine have two large light stains, along with numerous much smaller stains, mainly visible on the internal non-visible side. The largest stain measures 5 inches wide by 6 inches tall. There are numerous small losses from the edges. There are also 5 closed tears in the edges. The longest tear measures 1 and a 1/4 inches.
Will James won the Newbery Medal for literature in 1926 for Smoky.