We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher

By: ABBOTT, E. C. ("Teddy Blue"); SMITH, Helen Huntington

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A relatively scarce first edition of E. C. "Teddy Blue" Abbott's memoirs of his days driving cattle from Texas to Montana in the 1870s & 1880s. The story was told to "ghost writer" Helena Huntington Smith, who has supplied an introduction. With frontis map of the Texas Trail, several photos on plates and with drawings by Ross Santee. Includes a section of cowboy songs, with musical notations. Indexed. --- In rose cloth-covered boards with titling and illustration on wrap-around pasted-on band, spine titling stamped in gilt; green topstain. First edition ascertained by publisher's "FR" device on copyright page. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A very nice copy: firmly-bound and unmarked but with sunned spine, binder's glue bleed-through to endpapers and discreet Denver bookseller label to rear paste-down.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xv, 281 pages

Title: We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher

Author Name: ABBOTT, E. C. ("Teddy Blue"); SMITH, Helen Huntington

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>History of Colorado & the Old West,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1939

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 82420