Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1952. 4to, pp. Illustrated boards with black cloth backstrip, very light wear to corners in edgeworn dust-jacket, price-clipped. Brightly illustrated endpapers. Text is illustrated in color and b/w in the D'Aulaires unmistakable style. A very good copy. First edition. A brief biography, for children, of the frontiersman, military scout, Pony Express rider, buffalo hunter, and creator of a Wild West show. Edgar and Ingri (Mortenson) Parin D'Aulaire were an award-winning husband and wife team that wrote and illustrated children's books; they were winners of the 1940 Caldecott Award for Abraham Lincoln.
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