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The Old Timer's Tale

El Comancho [Walter Shelley 'Chinook' Phillips]

Published by The Canterbury Press, Chicago, IL, USA., 1929
Condition: Collectible Hardcover
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Minden, NV, U.S.A.

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nFINE/remnant jacket in Brodart. Tan cloth boards, cover illustrated by author. SIGNED by AUTHOR (Walter Shelley 'Chinook' Phillips who took the impressive trademark name El Comacho, The Old Timer) with inscription indicating 'first edition', on half title page. All in his hand. Recounted stories by an American who hunted game food for the Burlington Railroad survey and construction crews as the railroads built westward. An incredible volume of clear and accurate information about the Native American cultures, personalities, hunting sagas, train road building, and events of the central 1800's and early 1900's as the railroads moved west and made the foundation for the coming nation. RARE surving jacket, even in remnant condition. Great western sepia imagery front and back. [B87-53]. Bookseller Inventory # 010176

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Title: The Old Timer's Tale

Publisher: The Canterbury Press, Chicago, IL, USA.

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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