This wonderful book is in excellent condition with some shelving along the edges. The book is a first edition with a red cloth cover. The frontis page has a portrait of Col. Charles Goodnight. The book has a preface, is illustrated, maps, plates, portraits, bibliography and index. There are 147 pages and all are tight and clean. The book opens backward from the way the cover is titled. The book is One of the First Ranch Historys and one of the rarest and most important known. The number of these printed is unknown. This has gold stamping on the spine and cover.