Vintage Book “Short Stirrups, The Saga of Doughbelly Price” – 1960


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In Taos, New Mexico, lives Doughbelly Price, a man who for fifty years has made his living being a character. He has been a cowpuncher, bootlegger, petty thief, champion rodeo rider, short-order cook, grifter, gambler and champion of the human rights (just to name a few) – he tells his story in this strange, humorous and thoroughly delightful book that depicts to a tee the love and humor of the American West. This book has been signed by the author with an inscription to an adoring fan in 1960, the same year this book was published, is in excellent condition with the dustcover intact and the pages like new. Published by Westernlore Press in Los Angeles, CA, hardcover with 205 pages, illustrated by Don Louis Perceval, an artist who was born in England but grew up in the great American West. A very rare book that is sure to please any collector of Western literature.

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