El Paso, TX: Texas Western Press, 1969. 1st. Hardcover. Octavo. xv, 226pp. Appendices; Bibliography; Index. Design by Carl Hertzog. Illustration of the Rio Grande Plain by Jose Cisneros. Maps; photo-illustrations; tables. Tan buckram in photo-illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in fine dustjacket (price-clipped). Item #19130
The story of the development of ranching in South Texas, with particular emphasis on the millions of sheep, with an in-depth analysis of the range environment - its history, attributes, shortcomings, and potentials - for livestock and wildlife.