1992. Item #7319
Stamm, Mike. The Mule Alternative: The Saddle Mule in the American West. Kingman, AZ: Medicine Wolf 1992. 162p, several photos and maps. Very good paperbound (small sticker at top of spine). ** The author collected what 19th-century explorers, pioneers, horse soldiers, traders, settlers, gold rushers and others wrote or said about using mules. He offers his own conclusions as to why these men prefered to ride mules and why mules nevertheless fell into relative disfavor. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.