1935 Biog Charles Goodnight Texas Cattle Rancher By Laura Hamner 256 Pages Vg+ For Sale
THE NO GUN MAN OF TEXAS by Laura V. Hamner Published by Laura V. Hamner August, 1935 (date on title page) Probable first edition. 256 pages with glossary and appendix. With 3 full page illustrations including a portrait fronts. Bound in green cloth with a buffalo on the front cover. Both the front and rear endpaper say it's property of the State of Texas in the 1930s as an unsold school book that was never filled out or used. (see last picture) In VG+ condition with the original owner writing his first name on the front endpaper. A biography with fictional dialog.
Charles Goodnight 1835-1929 was a famous Texas cattle rancher. The Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Lonesome Dove" by Larry McMurtry is based on his 3rd cattle drive.
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