Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Cheyenne, WY: Cheyenne Corral, Westerners International, 1982.
A stunning signed and limited edition of 200 copies (this one being #86) in unread Very Fine condition, SIGNED and dated (2/1/83) by author James R. Laird on the limitation page. A phenomenal presentation in tan saddle-leather covers, stamped gilt lettering on front cover and spine, matching slip-case in light tan cloth, stamped gilt lettering on front side.
A detailed account of individual saddles produced in the old western saddle manufacturing center of Cheyenne, Wyoming. An essential compository for the serious saddle historian and collector and reader of the romantic cowboy past in frontier towns. Includes numerous pictures of saddles, saddles trees, leather shirt cuffs, holsters, chaps, bridles, bits, spurs, horse harnesses together with contemporary price lists.