The King Ranch - 1957 Tom Lea 2-vol. Illus. Book Set W/slipcase - Texas History


The King Ranch - 1957 Tom Lea 2-vol. Illus. Book Set W/slipcase - Texas History

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The King Ranch - 1957 Tom Lea 2-vol. Illus. Book Set W/slipcase - Texas History:
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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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The King Ranch - 1957 Tom Lea 2-vol. Illus. Book Set W/slipcase - Texas History:
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