Item #31227 Mustangs and Cow Horses. J. Frank Dobie, Mody C. Boatright, eds Harry H. Ransom.

Mustangs and Cow Horses

Austin: Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1940. First edition. Hardcover. 429p, several line ills. No jacket (as issued?). Very good (endpapers stained, occasional marginal soil). Item #31227

Classic collection of 40 firsthand accounts about the range horse from the 19th-century on--"the most extensive and informative compilation on mustangs and mustangers ever printed." The texts are by a wide variety of writers--historians, travelers, cowboys, etc., including George Catlin, Dobie, Robert M. Denhardt, John A. Lomax, and others. The subjects include "Black Kettle," "The Deathless Pacing White Stallion," "Texas-Mexican Horse-Breaking," "A Boy's First Horse," etc. Lots of good stories here! (Wells 2013).

Price: $40.00

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