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The longhorns

Author: J Frank Dobie; Tom Lea
Publisher: New York, Bramhall House [1941]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Frank Dobie; Tom Lea
OCLC Number: 1063124
Notes: Reprint of original Little, Brown edition. Probably published in the 1960s.
Description: xxiii, 387 pages illustrations 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: by J. Frank Dobie, illustrated by Tom Lea.

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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.

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