Boldy SIGNED on the front ffep by the living legend," To____and ____, Best wishes Ian Tyson" complete with his characteristic "brand". First edition with number line to one. Unclipped and not remaindered. Corners are lightly bumped and rubbed with a small 1/4" tear at the top right corner, now protected in Brodart cover. Couple of tiny dents on rear jacket. Book is solid and clean. Overall a VG plus copy. Lavishly illustrated with archival photographs and line drawings by Rygh Westby. Includes lead sheets for 11 Tyson songs and a complete discography. Tyson has come full circle in his musical career from 60's folk act with former wife Sylvia to Cowboy culture icon. Tyson still lives and works on his ranch in Southern Alberta. This excellent biography reveals some of the man behind the legend. Tyson has written, and continues to write, some of the best cowboy and western music ever recorded. Signed copies are scarce.