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New Port Richey, FL: The Clearview Press, 2004.
Miniature Book. 2 13/16 x 2 1/16 inches. [vi], 38,  pp. Dedication page, half-title, color frontispiece tipped-in, title page printed in blue and black inks with a typographic ornament, running heads in blue; text clean, unmarked. Color-illustrated paper over boards, spine titled blue foil; binding square and tight. KGK523-007 Fine.
LIMITED EDITION 120 copies, this copy is out of sequence. Pecos Bill, in American folklore, was a cowboy hero of the Pecos River region of Texas. Pecos Bill was an exaggerated personification of Western stamina and values; his vivid exploits are analogous to those of the legendary giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan. Pecos Bill was created by journalists, primarily Edward O'Reilly in The Century Magazine; "The Saga of Pecos Bill first appeared in The Century Magazine in October 1923. Pecos Bill is said to have been born in Texas about 1832 and was raised by coyotes after his parents lost him near the Pecos River. As an adult he rode a mountain lion and used a rattlesnake as a lasso. He died after washing down a meal of barbed wire with a drink of nitroglycerin. Stories of Pecos Bill were adopted by cowboys in Australia and Argentina.
Edward "Tex" O'Reilly was an American solider of fortune, writer, journalist, and film actor. He is said to have bought in ten wars under many flags. Wikipenia. O'Reilly published his autobiography, Roving and Fighting, in 1918.
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Title: The Saga of Pecos Bill, A Legendary Folk Hero
Edition: LIMITED EDITION 120 copies, this copy is out of sequence
Country of Origin: United States
Location Published: New Port Richey, FL, The Clearview Press: 2004
Binding: Color-illustrated paper over boards, spine titled
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: None, as issued
Size: Miniature Book. 2 13/16 x 2 1/16 inches
Type: Miniature Book
Categories: Fiction, Miniature Book, Fine Press
Seller ID: KGK523-007
Keywords: clearview press, edward o'reilly, fine press, folk tales, limited edition, miniature book, the saga of pecos bill