Lot 169 of 455:
Scarce work on Canadian cattle trade  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Ranching with Lords and Commons; or, Twenty Years on the Range.
Author:
Craig, John
Place:
Toronto
Publisher:
Printed for the Author By William Briggs
Date:
[1903]
Description:

293 pp. With portrait frontispiece and other plates from photographs. (8vo), original pictorial green cloth decorated in white, red, and black. First Edition. 

"Craig was an American who became manager of the Oxley Ranch in the province of Alberta during the 1830's...Craig was bitter about his experience, and his narrative is one-sided." Merrill Aristocrats p.17. Scarce volume, considered one of the best books about the Canadian cattle trade.

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Condition:
Light wear to cloth with some staining and rubbing; a nice, solid copy; very good.
 
Item number:
309243
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