COWPOKES, NESTERS AND SO FORTH
Orland L. SimsAustin: The Encino Press, 1970. xii,297pp. Photographs. Illustrations. Glossary. Cloth binding. First trade edition. Near fine copy in an equally nice dust jacket. The author’s family moved to West Texas in the 1880s. He grew up on the family’s ranch and later worked in his father’s country store. The author gives us a unique, amusing and entertaining compilation of stories of the men, women, and events of West Texas from the vanishing frontier to modern times.