DescriptionThomas Hughes, editor. G. T. T. Gone to Texas Letters from Our Boys. London: Macmillan & Co., 1884. First edition. 12mo, xiii, 228 pages. Appendix. Green cloth over boards. Lettering gilt-stamped to the spine; head and foot of spine chipped. Former owner's bookplate on the front free endpaper. Pages are lightly toned with minor, scattered foxing. Light scuffing to the boards and bumped corners. Rear hinge has a one inch crack.
Reference: Basic Texas Books 98. Rader 1974. Raines, p. 121. Adams, Herd 1091. Clark, New South I:108.
More Information: "It is a capital book and gives an excellent account of cattle- and sheep-ranching in Texas . There is much data on English sheep, Angora goats, German settlers, cotton culture, Mexican laborers, and wages in Texas from 1878 to 1884. One of the best accounts of Texas immigrants and ranch life of the period. Extremely valuable." (Clark).
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