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Author Name    Schwiering & the West by Robert Wakefield

Title   Conrad Schwiering & the West Vintage 1973 Illustrated Book - Dually Autographed/Signed by BOTH the Artist AND the Author Robert Wakefield *****MEDIA MAIL SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!*****

Binding/Type   Refer to Description for detailed information

Book Condition   Near Mint - Refer to Description for detailed information

Dust Jacket Type/Condition   Poor

Edition/Printing   Stated First Edition

Size   Oversized 12 1/4

Publisher, Location, Year Published   Aberdeen, South Dakota North Plains Press 1973

ISBN Number/#    0879701285 / 9780879701284

Illustrator   Schwiering, Conrad

Page Count   Dual Inscriptions of both the Artist and the Autho

Seller ID   Schwiering

Title: Schwiering and the West (“...story of Conrad Schwiering, perhaps the West’s most talented living artist” - 1916-1986)

Special Attributes: Dual Inscriptions: Autographed-Inscribed-Signed-Personalized by BOTH the Artist, Conrad Schwiering (“For Ruth Bender I hope you will enjoy the book. Connie Schwiering 13 June ‘73") on FFEP AND the Author (“To Ruth Bender...with best wishes, on behalf of my friend, Jack Rosenthal. Robert Wakefield ‘Bob’”) on Title Page

Lavishly Color & B&W-illustrated with 54 sketches (many full-color plates) that are actual reproductions from Conrad Schwiering sketch portfolio PLUS photographs & other illustrations of the artist!

Author: Robert Wakefield

Publisher: North Plains Press - Aberdeen, South Dakota

Publication Year: 1973

Edition: Stated 1st Edition (First Edition)

ISBN #:  0-87970-128-5

Ex-Library: NO 

Total #'d Pages: 207

Size: oversized 12 1/4"H x 9 1/4"W 

Binding: blue hardcover, decorative silver covers & spine lettering & embellishments; Colophon Page

Dust Jacket: Yes, As Issued

Condition: Book is Near Mint/DJ is Poor.  Book remains exceedingly well-preserved; appearing to have never been read or even handled; tight sharp-cornered bindings; bright, clean, crisp pages; front/rear endpapers evince a couple of minor marks (part of which appears to be the faint “outline” residue of a former insert)



*A Foreword - by Milward L. Simpson

*A Foreword - by Harold McCracken

*Chapter I - A Time For Planting

*Chapter II - A Time To Gather Stones Together

*Chapter III - Time Out For War

*Chapter IV - The Struggle Begins

*Chapter V - The Milestones

*Chapter VI - The Artist’s Dream House

-Bed Rock Philosophy

-The Artist’s Technique

*Chapter VII - We Gather Together

*Chapter VIII - Into the Last Frontier

*Chapter IX - The Artist At Work and Play




LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS (***”All sketches included in the book are actual reproductions from Conrad Schwiering’s sketch portfolio”):

*Tapestry of Time

*Yachat’s Mill


*Old Timer

*Quittin; Time


*Winter Silhouettes

*Cathedral in the Sky

*Touch of Time

*Winter’s Grip

*Singlin’ Out

*Jack Davis

*Ridin’ Drag

*Horse Talk


*Leading the Way

*Bringin’ Home the Bacon

*Cuttin’ Through

*Shiras Moose

*Slickin’ ‘Im Up

*Old Stomping Ground

*The Pay Off

*Autumn Banners

*Sandy Morley

*Ghosts of the Morning

*High country Garden

*Searching For Supper

*Spell of the High Country

*Slick Rock Traveler

*Prairie Nomads

*Working the Ridge

*Branding Time

*Coffee Time

*Drifting Down

*Winter’s Hand

*Alpine Garden

*When Cow Punching Gets Rough

*Switchin’ Flies

*Slim the Guide

*Frost Etched

*Spell of Fall

*Favorite Spot

*Spring Branding

*Comparin’ Notes

*Checkin’ the Dividend

*Highland Gold

*When a Feller Needs a Friend

*Mt. Moran

*In the Prime

*Rainbow Bridge

*Sackin’ ‘Em Out


*Favorite Pastime



Price = 148.99 USD

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