1920 TRAIL DRIVERS OF TEXAS ESSENTIAL CATTLE DRIVER REFERENCE HISTORY 1ST ILLUST

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  • Sold Date: Jan 27, 2013
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1920, J. Marvin Hunter, Trail Drivers of Texas, Illustrated 1st Edition, Cattle Drivers History

Hunter,J. Marvin. The Trail Drivers of Texas, Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys and their Experiences on the Range and on the Trail during the Days that Tried Men’s Souls – True Narratives Related by Real Cowpunchers and Men who Fathered the Cattle Industry in Texas. George W. Saunders, Old Time Trail Drivers’ Association, 1920. Octavo, illustrative cloth, 498 pages. Illustrated First Edition.

Perhaps the single most important contribution to the history of cattle driving on the Western trails, The Trail Drivers of Texas contains a vast compilation of original accounts as recorded by Marvin Hunter. An important title in the history of cattle driving in Texas and the old west, The Trail Drivers of Texas is an essential starting point for any serious understanding of the history of the cattle industry and ranching. Historic.

Condition notes: Good+. This octavo, measuring 9 ¼ inches by 6 inches, is bound in illustrative cloth. Upper corner bumped, light tanning to pages, front hinge cracked. The overall tenor of the text and photos in this historic First Edition The Trail Drivers of Texas is Good+. Essential.