The University of Denver Press, 1949. Stratton Centennial Edition. Hardcover. 347pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles. Good. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped, and the spine is subtly rolled. Minor scuff mark on the bottom edge of the text block. The front hinge is weak. The endsheets are darkened. There are a couple of splits in the front endsheet along the hinge. The longer split measures 2 inches long. There are a couple of small stains on the rear free endsheet. The text block is cracked multiple times, and the underlying cords are occasionally visible in the inside margins. The pages are tanned. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with numerous areas of light abrasion. The edges are slightly chipped. There is a small open tear in the top edge, and there are several small closed tears edges. There are numerous small stains and long thin light marks on the panels. The spine of the jacket is barely perceptibly faded. Item #33827
From the dust jacket- "The most fabulous story of the Colorado gold era." Frank Waters also wrote The Yogi of Cockroach Court.