The Resource A vaquero of the brush country, by John D. Young and J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Justin C. Gruelle ; preface by Lawrence Clark Powell

A vaquero of the brush country, by John D. Young and J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Justin C. Gruelle ; preface by Lawrence Clark Powell

Label
A vaquero of the brush country
Title
A vaquero of the brush country
Statement of responsibility
by John D. Young and J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Justin C. Gruelle ; preface by Lawrence Clark Powell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This true story of the Texas brush range and the first cowboys, as thrilling as any tale of fiction, has become a classic in Western literature. It is the story of the land where cattle by tens of thousands were killed on the prairie and where the "Skinning War" was fought. It is the story of the Chisholm Trail up to Abilene and the Platte and of establishing a ranch on the free grass of the Texas Panhandle, of roping elk in Colorado, of trailing Billy the Kid in New Mexico, of the grim lands of the Pecos. And it is the story of John Young, old-time vaquero who was trail driver, hog chaser, sheriff, ranger, hunter of Mexican bandits, horse-thief killer, prairie-fire fighter, ranch manager, and other things - a man who was also something of a dreamer, a man of imagination."--BOOK JACKET
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TXA
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1888-1964
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dobie, J. Frank
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1856-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Young, John Duncan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young, John Duncan
  • Cowboys
  • Ranch life
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Texas Rangers
  • Cattle trade
  • Chisholm Trail
  • Texas
Label
A vaquero of the brush country, by John D. Young and J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Justin C. Gruelle ; preface by Lawrence Clark Powell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-285) and index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 p.
Isbn
9780292787049
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
81050222
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM40494295
Label
A vaquero of the brush country, by John D. Young and J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Justin C. Gruelle ; preface by Lawrence Clark Powell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-285) and index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 p.
Isbn
9780292787049
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
81050222
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM40494295

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