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The Resource A journey through Texas : or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, Frederick Law Olmsted ; foreword by Larry McMurtry

A journey through Texas : or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, Frederick Law Olmsted ; foreword by Larry McMurtry

Label
A journey through Texas : or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier
Title
A journey through Texas
Title remainder
or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier
Statement of responsibility
Frederick Law Olmsted ; foreword by Larry McMurtry
Title variation
Saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Early in the year 1854 the author, a young New England journalist, crossed the Louisiana border and set off on horseback into the teeth of the Texas winter. this work recounts his travel along the Old San Antonio Road through the East Texas' piney woods, the dry prairies farther west, the chaparral of South Texas, the coastal prairies, and the rich bottomlands around Houston and Galveston
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.64
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F391
LC item number
.O512 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Barker Texas History Center series
Series volume
no. 2
Label
A journey through Texas : or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, Frederick Law Olmsted ; foreword by Larry McMurtry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint of the 1857 ed. published by Dix, Edwards, New York
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
A letter to a southern friend -- Route to Texas -- Route across eastern Texas -- Route through western Texas -- A trip to the coast -- A trip over the frontier -- Along the eastern coast -- General characteristics
Control code
3843373
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 516 p.
Isbn
9780292740082
Lccn
78007028
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): No provenance information.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2010 (Access. No. 2010-085). Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A journey through Texas : or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, Frederick Law Olmsted ; foreword by Larry McMurtry
Publication
Note
Reprint of the 1857 ed. published by Dix, Edwards, New York
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
A letter to a southern friend -- Route to Texas -- Route across eastern Texas -- Route through western Texas -- A trip to the coast -- A trip over the frontier -- Along the eastern coast -- General characteristics
Control code
3843373
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 516 p.
Isbn
9780292740082
Lccn
78007028
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): No provenance information.
  • Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2010 (Access. No. 2010-085). Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill.

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