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HISTORIC SKETCHES OF THE CATTLE TRADE OF THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST

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HISTORIC SKETCHES OF THE CATTLE TRADE OF THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST

by McCoy, Joseph G

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Columbus, OH: Long's College Book Co, 1951. Reprint. Hardcover. FINE. A facsimile of the original 1874 edition. Illustrated, 427pp., plus many old full page advertisements. Gilt-embossed decorative longhorn to upper board, gilt decorative spine titles. One of only ten copies bound in full crimson leather. Clear mylar dj. Promotional card laid-in.

One of the "big four" cattle books, written by the man who opened the market for Texas cattle. Adams - RAMPAGING HERD 1385 "This is one of the first and most important books on the cattle trade."; Reese - SIX-SCORE #76 -"McCoy was the promoter of Abilene, Kansas."; J. Frank Dobie - Life and Literatuare of the SW - "In 1867 McCoy established at Abilene, Kansas terminous of the Chisholm Trail, it is a landmark." p.111; Howes - US-IANA M72; MERRILL ARISTOCRAT. EBERSTADT CAT 162: [509]

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Bookseller
Maggie Lambeth US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
16018
Title
HISTORIC SKETCHES OF THE CATTLE TRADE OF THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST
Author
McCoy, Joseph G
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - FINE
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Long's College Book Co
Place of Publication
Columbus, OH
Date Published
1951
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Cattle;

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About Maggie Lambeth

Independent bookseller with over 40 years in retail and mail order book-selling experience. Our main specialties are books about Texas history, Texas authors, ranching, cattle, lawmen, outlaws, genealogy and family history, county and community history pretty much anything about Texas. We also accept consignments. Inquiries are welcome txt or talk (830-392-6668).

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