1895 1st ed Pony Tracks Frederic Remington INDIANS Americana Cowboy Illustrated

REMINGTON, Frederic

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Remington was an American artist and writer who focused on the American West, featuring Indians, cattlemen, and the U.S. Cavalry. “Pony Tracks” is a collection of fifteen sketches of army and sporting life, mainly in the western United States and northern Mexico written and illustrated by Frederic Remington during his time with the US Cavalry. His sketches include a Sioux outbreak in South Dakota, a rodeo at Los Ojos, policing the Yellowstone, the colonel of the First Cycle Infantry, Christmas in a Sibley tepee, bear-chasing in the Rocky Mountains, and more!

 

“The triumvirate of Theodore Roosevelt, Owen Wister and Frederic Remington was foremost” in creating the mythic figure of the cowboy, and establishing the West as a metaphor for America (Literary History).

 

This 1895 first edition is illustrated by Frederic Remington with a frontispiece and 69 full-page black & white plates.

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1895 1st ed Pony Tracks Frederic Remington INDIANS Americana Cowboy Illustrated

 

Remington was an American artist and writer who focused on the American West, featuring Indians, cattlemen, and the U.S. Cavalry. “Pony Tracks” is a collection of fifteen sketches of army and sporting life, mainly in the western United States and northern Mexico written and illustrated by Frederic Remington during his time with the US Cavalry. His sketches include a Sioux outbreak in South Dakota, a rodeo at Los Ojos, policing the Yellowstone, the colonel of the First Cycle Infantry, Christmas in a Sibley tepee, bear-chasing in the Rocky Mountains, and more!

 

“The triumvirate of Theodore Roosevelt, Owen Wister and Frederic Remington was foremost” in creating the mythic figure of the cowboy, and establishing the West as a metaphor for America (Literary History).

 

This 1895 first edition is illustrated by Frederic Remington with a frontispiece and 69 full-page black & white plates.

 

Item number: #19573

Price: $499

 

REMINGTON, Frederic

 

Pony tracks

 

New York, Harper & Brothers, 1895. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • viii, [2], 269, [3]
    • 70 illustrations
  • References: Graff 3458; Howes R 207; BAL 16489; Literary History of the American West, 515;
  • Provenance: Handwritten
    • W. Fairchild, 1895
    • Cortlandt S. Van Rensselaer, 1895
      • Possibly Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer (1859–1927), a member of the Van Rensselaer family: a family of Dutch descent that was prominent during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries in the area now known as the state of New York. Members of this family played a critical role in the formation of the United States and served as leaders in business, politics and society. The family includes several notable political statesmen, and famous figures such as authors Herman Melville and Edith Wharton.
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover; secure
      • Orange cloth
    • Size: ~9in X 6.25in (23cm x 16cm)

 

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19573

Category

Americana, American History

Authors

REMINGTON, Frederic

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete