New York. 1928. 296pp. including plates. Frontis. Cloth. Stain on front cover affecting four letters of title, else very good, without the dust jacket. Item #WRCAM1135
A presentation copy from Collins to Hamlin Garland, who provides an introduction, with the inscription on the verso of the frontispiece: "To piva maa Hamlin Garland with compliments of Hubert E. Collins." Hamlin Garland states in his forward: "My own connection with his work has been that of instigator. Perceiving the value of his material I repeatedly urged him to proceed, and I am writing this brief introduction to his book because I know the scene and some of the characters with which he deals. As a farmer in Oklahoma...I knew the Washitay Country very well. I knew the Cheyennes and Arapahoes, who were my neighbors in Seger's Colony." The books is a history of the Red Fork Ranch of Oklahoma, just across the Red River from Texas. A prime association copy. HOWES C592. ADAMS HERD 506. GRAFF 808.