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

Label
The longhorns
Title
The longhorns
Statement of responsibility
by J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Tom Lea
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
A9a(2), p. 23
Citation source
McVicker
Dewey number
636.2821
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SF199.L6
LC item number
D6 1941
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The longhorns, by J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Tom Lea
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title on two leaves, illustrated in color
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-379) and index
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
Control code
561214
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 388 p., [34] p. of plates
Lccn
41051625 //r874
Note
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Reprinted April 1949. Gift of James K. Greer, 1988. Author's ANS to [James K.] Greer, 5 May 1950, Abilene Texas, on front free end paper.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Reprinted December 1950. Gift of Wislon M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 86-001). Signed presentation copy to Gertrude and Wilson Hudson from Bertha and Frank Dobie, 11 October 1951, Austin, Texas. Ms. notations (in the hand of Wilson Hudson) on front paste down. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): T.p. wanting. Gift of Wilfred and Bridget Webb, 1990 (Access. No. 90-050). Bookplate of The Wilfred Webbs. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Seventeenth printing. Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 8 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). Signed by author. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 9 (SW Writers): Sixteenth printing. Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Signed by author and illustrator. Items laid in: Publisher's announcement (1 folded sheet); publisher's advertisement from The Southwestern advocate, Mar. 20, 1941 (1 tear sheet); bookdealer's promotional pamphlet ([20] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.); book review from the El Paso herald- post?, Mar. 22, 1941; Time magazine (Mar. 17, 1941) with book review. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The longhorns, by J. Frank Dobie ; illustrated by Tom Lea
Publication
Note
Title on two leaves, illustrated in color
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-379) and index
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
Control code
561214
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 388 p., [34] p. of plates
Lccn
41051625 //r874
Note
  • Library's copy 4 (SW Writers): Reprinted April 1949. Gift of James K. Greer, 1988. Author's ANS to [James K.] Greer, 5 May 1950, Abilene Texas, on front free end paper.
  • Library's copy 5 (SW Writers): Reprinted December 1950. Gift of Wislon M. Hudson, 1986 (Access. No. 86-001). Signed presentation copy to Gertrude and Wilson Hudson from Bertha and Frank Dobie, 11 October 1951, Austin, Texas. Ms. notations (in the hand of Wilson Hudson) on front paste down. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 6 (SW Writers): T.p. wanting. Gift of Wilfred and Bridget Webb, 1990 (Access. No. 90-050). Bookplate of The Wilfred Webbs. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 7 (SW Writers): Seventeenth printing. Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 8 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Dobie Collection. Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 1986 (Access. No. 86-004). Signed by author. With dust jacket.
  • Library's copy 9 (SW Writers): Sixteenth printing. Forms part of Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Signed by author and illustrator. Items laid in: Publisher's announcement (1 folded sheet); publisher's advertisement from The Southwestern advocate, Mar. 20, 1941 (1 tear sheet); bookdealer's promotional pamphlet ([20] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.); book review from the El Paso herald- post?, Mar. 22, 1941; Time magazine (Mar. 17, 1941) with book review. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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