Vintage 1944 first edition Gene Autry hardback book titled “Gene Autry and the Thief River Outlaws”. Published by Whitman Publishing Company Racine, Wisconsin. This vintage book featuring Gene Autry, the western singing cowboy and movie star, a legend on horseback. Black pen and ink illustrations throughout the 249 pages of the fiction novel and both endpapers. Written by Bob Hamilton and illustrated by Dan Muller. This book is in very fine condition with no missing, torn or loose pages. The binding is tight and there are no stains. The covers are a simulated leather grain finished in brown and are also in very fine condition.