Apr 15 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2564 -

Sale 2564 - Lot 325

Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(WEST--MONTANA.) Trio of reports of the Board of Stock Commissioners and the Recorder of Marks and Brands of the State of Montana, for the years 1892 and 1895 plus the appendix of 1899. 112; 113; 42 pages, 8vo, original printed wrappers, the first with minimal wear and light toning, the second with moderate wear, perforated library stamp and other markings, the third lacking wrappers; minimal wear to contents, except for wear and repairs to the other leaves of the appendix. Helena, MT, 1893, 1896, and 1899

Additional Details

The bulk of each volume is devoted to an illustrated register of cattle brands for each ranch in Montana. The ranch owners are well indexed. The small 1899 appendix has illustrations of livestock showing the brands on location. No other reports traced at auction. Other reports are recorded in Adams, Rampaging Herd 1518 and 1519, but not these.