Pendleton, OR: Hamley & Company, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. 114pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Illustrated from photographs. Blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Some extremity wear. Spine gilt faded. There is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Very good +. Item #57707
The history and use of the lariat, trick roping and spinning, knots and splices, and the character and care of different kinds of rope- perfect stuff for fanciers of odd knowledge, and for any cowboy or Boy Scout who'd like to a) spin seven ropes at the same time, (b) spin a rope attached to his hat, or, (c) spin a rope held in his teeth. The final 26 of the book are devoted to a defense of Tom Horn. Howes C533. Herd 497. Graff 790. Six-Guns 457.