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1 Duke, Cordia Sloan and Frantz, Joe B. 6,000 Miles of Fence : Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1965 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Photos Inscribed & SIGNED by Both Authors
xxvi, 231 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by Cordia Sloan Duke and SIGNED by Joe B. Frantz. The inscription reads "With Best Wishes to Louise Kirk." A diary of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen recorded by the wife of an XIT division manager. She recorded the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run. The book describes the cowmen fighting prairie fires with the means at hand: dragging the split bodies of cows and bulls along the "fire line" and by all-night vigils with brooms and wet shirts. It tells of riding the trail, outwitting rustlers, frolicking, feuding, and courting. They extol the delights of the chuck wagon and the importance & prestige of the cook. small stain on front cover w/two light stains. 
Price: 68.85 USD
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2 Duke, Cordia Sloan and Frantz, Joe B. 6,000 Miles of Fence : Life on the XIT Ranch of Texas
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1972 0292733798 / 9780292733794 6th Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Photos & Maps 
xxvi, 231 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown w/black lettering on spine and brown-and-black illustrated front panel. A diary of reminiscences of old XIT cowmen recorded by the wife of an XIT division manager. She recorded the everyday life of the individuals who made the ranch run. The book describes the cowmen fighting prairie fires with the means at hand: dragging the split bodies of cows and bulls along the "fire line" and by all-night vigils with brooms and wet shirts. It tells of riding the trail, outwitting rustlers, frolicking, feuding, and courting. They extol the delights of the chuck wagon and the importance & prestige of the cook. dj price-clipped, dj several tears on the top edge, prev owner wrote name on ffep. 
Price: 22.91 USD
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