The Trail Drivers of Texas: Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys... by J. Marvin HunterThe Trail Drivers of Texas: Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys... by J. Marvin Hunter

The Trail Drivers of Texas: Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys...

EditorJ. Marvin Hunter

Paperback | January 1, 1992

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These are the chronicles of the trail drivers of Texas—those rugged men and, sometimes, women who drove cattle and horses up the trails from Texas to northern markets in the late 1800s. Gleaned from members of the Old Time Trail Drivers' Association, these hundreds of real-life stories—some humorous, some chilling, some rambling, all interesting—form an invaluable cornerstone to the literature, history, and folklore of Texas and the West. First published in the 1920s and reissued by the University of Texas Press in 1985, this classic work is now available in a handsome paperback edition that contains the full text, historical illustrations, and name index of the hardcover edition.

J. Marvin Hunter was a journalist and printer who wrote about Western U.S. history.
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Title:The Trail Drivers of Texas: Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys...Format:PaperbackDimensions:1117 pages, 9 × 6 × 2 inPublished:January 1, 1992Publisher:University Of Texas Press

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ISBN - 10:0292730764

ISBN - 13:9780292730762

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". . . the essential starting point for any study of Texas trail driving days. Walter Prescott Webb called it ‘Absolutely the best source there is on the cattle trail . . .’ " - Basic Texas Books