Cattle Sanitary Board, Albuquerque, 1915. New Mexico Cattle Brand Book 1915. No author, published by the Cattle Sanitary Board of New Mexico in 1915. 508 pp of brands + 100 pp index + 30 pp "Live Stock Laws of the State of New Mexico" + 2 pp index.This is the first statehood brand book. Boards and binding in unusually fine condition. The condition of most of these is pretty rough as these books were meant to be used in the field by the cattle inspectors. This book has probably seen the inside of a saddle bag, pocket of a slicker and wherever else it would be stashed while on the job. As such, it is an artifact of the cattle trade as well as a book. A book dealer remarked about other copies that, Of the 5 or 6 copies I have handled in my career, all but one were in rough condition.
The item "THE NEW MEXICO CATTLE BRAND BOOK 1915 VG condition Megarare" is in sale since Monday, June 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "rufusvonretro" and is located in Florence, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.