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The last of the plainsmen / Zane Grey.

By: Grey, Zane, 1872-1939.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Roslyn, N.Y. : Walter J. Black, c1936Description: vi, 312 p. ; 20 cm.Subject(s): Jones, Charles Jesse, 1844-1919 -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- Fiction | Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction | Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Biographical fiction, American. | Western stories. | American fiction -- 20th century. | Biographical fiction. | Western stories.DDC classification: 813/.5/2 Other classification: HU 3734
Contents:
The Arizona desert -- The range -- The last herd -- The trail -- Oak Spring -- The white mustang -- Snake Gulch -- Naza! Naza! Naza! -- The land of the musk-ox -- Success and failure -- On to the Siwash -- Old Tom -- Singing Cliffs -- All heroes but one -- Jones on cougars -- Kitty -- Conclusion.
Summary: Colonel "Buffalo" Jones, the last of the plainsmen, and several associates venture into the region of Buckskin Mountain, along the northern rim of the Grand Canyon. In a continuing quest to establish dominion over wild animals, Jones leads his men on a journey to capture untamed cougars and bring them back alive. After several run-ins with Navajo, Commanche, Yellow Knife and Great Slave Indians, Jones finally captures his first wild cougar.
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Bound in 3/4 red cloth & 1/4 cream cloth. Spine trimmed in red & blue, with lettering in gold. Top edges blue.

The Arizona desert -- The range -- The last herd -- The trail -- Oak Spring -- The white mustang -- Snake Gulch -- Naza! Naza! Naza! -- The land of the musk-ox -- Success and failure -- On to the Siwash -- Old Tom -- Singing Cliffs -- All heroes but one -- Jones on cougars -- Kitty -- Conclusion.

Arnold, J.J. Identification guide to Zane Grey first editions, p. 137, 177

Colonel "Buffalo" Jones, the last of the plainsmen, and several associates venture into the region of Buckskin Mountain, along the northern rim of the Grand Canyon. In a continuing quest to establish dominion over wild animals, Jones leads his men on a journey to capture untamed cougars and bring them back alive. After several run-ins with Navajo, Commanche, Yellow Knife and Great Slave Indians, Jones finally captures his first wild cougar.

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