The longhorns, by J. Frank Dobie, illustrated by Tom Lea.

; Lea, Tom, 1907-2001, illustrator
Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1941.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
SF 199 .L6 D6 Off-site
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
SF199.L6 D6 Off-site
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
SF199.L6 D6 Available Request
Other Authors Lea, Tom, 1907-2001,
Subjects Cattle -- West (U.S.)
Cowboys -- West (U.S.)
Rangelands -- West (U.S.)
Texas longhorn cattle.
United States, West.
Description xxiii, 388 pages illustrations, plates 23 cm
Copyright Date 1941.
Notes "265 numbered copies of this rawhide edition have been printed, roped and tallied. They have been branded by the author and by the artist. This is number 252 [signed] Frank Dobie, Tom Lea."
"First edition."
Title on two leaves, illustrated in color.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-379).
Summary The twilight of the longhorn has fallen. The noble breed is nearer extinction than the buffalo ever was. Yet in this rousing chronicle the great days of the longhorn live again, a brave and surging part of our national heritage.
Contents The first Spanish cattle -- The Texas breed -- Mavericks and maverickers -- On the trail -- Stompedes -- The way they ran -- Epitaph on the lone prairie -- Bulls and the blood call -- Cows and curiosity -- Smell and thirst -- Vitality, drifts and die-ups -- Horns -- Rawhide -- Oxen and tails -- Sancho and other returners -- Lead steers and neck oxen -- Outlaws of the brush -- Hidden in the thickets -- Molded by horn and thorn -- Sundown.
Geographic Area West (U.S.)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)561214
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Dobie, J. Frank 1888-1964.
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