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The King Ranch - 1957 Tom Lea 2-vol. Illus. Book Set W/slipcase - Texas History For Sale
THIS IS THE KING RANCH - THE HUNDRED-YEAR STORY OF THE GREATEST RANCH IN THE WORLD. WRITTEN BY TOM LEA AND PUBLISHED IN 1957 BY LITTLE, BROWN & COMPANY THIS 2-VOLUME HARDCOVER SLIPCASED BOOK SET IS FILLED WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS, MAPS, AND DETAILED TEXT COVERING THE FASCINATING HISTORY OF THE KING RANCH IN TEXAS AND ITS FOUNDER / FAMILY FROM 1824-1953. EACH HARDBOUND VOLUME MEASURES 7 1/4" BY 9 3/8", ARE 838 PAGES TOTAL COMBINED, DIVIDED INTO 19 CHAPTERS THEY COVER,
1.) A RIVERMAN FINDS A FAR RIVER 1824-1847.
2.) THE BIG CONTENTIOUS PLACE 1847-1848.
3.) STEAMBOATING FOR PROFIT 1848-1850.
4.) M. KENNEDY & CO. 1850-1857.
5.) A COW CAMP ON A CREEK 1852-1854.
6.) FIRST SHAPES FOR A RANCHING PATTERN 1853-1855.
7.) A VARIED AND ENGAGING LIFE 1855-1860.
8.) THE CONFEDERACY'S BACK DOOR 1861-1865.
9.) SOLE OWNER, RANCHO SANTA GERTRUDIS 1865-1874.
10.) "HE THINKS HE CAN DEFEND HIMSELF" 1865-1880.
11.) "THIS MAMMOTH RANCH" 1870-1882.
12.) "AS A PIONEER HE CAME AND LABORED" 1880-1885.
13.) "THE SAME AS I MIGHT DO" 1885-1900.
14.) THE FAMILY AT THE SANTA GERTRUDIS 1885-1900.
15.) A NEW CENTURY BRINGS NEW VENTURES 1900-1916.
16.) TROUBLOUS TIMES AND A LONG LIFE'S END 1911-1925.
17.) TRUSTEESHIP AND TRANSITION 1925-1937.
18.) THE KING RANCH ACHIEVEMENT 1910-1953.
19.) CENTENARY 1953.
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