Flat Top Ranch: The Story of a Grassland Venture (INSCRIBED by Dykes). B. W. Allred, J. C. Dykes.
Flat Top Ranch: The Story of a Grassland Venture (INSCRIBED by Dykes)

Flat Top Ranch: The Story of a Grassland Venture (INSCRIBED by Dykes)

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957. 1st. Hardcover. Octavo; xxiv, 232 pages. A Near Fine copy (name stamp to ffep, name to verso) in pictorial dust jacket (light foxing, closed tear to rear panel, o/w Near Fine). Illustrated with photographs, Index. Item #9948

'Flat Top is a demonstration of what can be done with soil, water, and grass anywhere in the Western cattle country, from Montana to the Gulf of Mexico. In this comprehensive treatment... we have a book of, by, and for ranchers and livestock men.' (from dust jacket) Inscribed on ffep 'For --- My Dad ran some cows/on Flat Top range in the 1880's/and I spent many happy days/ther while editing this book and/making my contribution - it is/still my favorite! Jeff. Laid in is a reprint of Dyke's 4-page article from the January 1958 issue of Soil Conservation Magazine entitled 'A Second Look At Flat Top Water' - signed 'Jeff Dykes.'.

Price: $100.00

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