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Old Brands and Lost Trails: Arkansas and the Great Cattle Drives

Denton, I.

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ISBN 10: 1557281467 / ISBN 13: 9781557281463
Published by University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, AR, 1991
Condition: Fine Condition Hardcover
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Hardbound copy bound in tan cloth with brown lettering to spine. Very clean and tight copy. DJ would be fine except for a small stain on back of DJ and a small piece of tape along top edge of spine. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 3/4". No marks. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket shows shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges are clean. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Genealogy & Local History; History. ISBN: 1557281467. ISBN/EAN: 9781557281463. Inventory No: 027615. Bookseller Inventory # 027615

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Title: Old Brands and Lost Trails: Arkansas and the...

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, AR

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine Condition

Edition: First Edition.

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Few are aware that Arkansas was once a land of cattle drovers, but with the publication of Old Brands and Lost Trails: Arkansas and the Great Cattle Drives, this omission from the documented history of the state is now corrected.
After more than five years of research--including a nearly six-month-long horseback ride along an old Arkansas-to-California cattle-drive trail--Ivan Denton presents the remarkable story of the early cattle trade from the Natural State in a prose style reminiscent of campfire yarns. In the first portion of the book Denton weaves together the stories of early explorers in Arkansas, of remarkable cattle drives and drovers, and of the modern cattle industry, and he traces some of the most famous brands in ranching lore back to these early cattlemen. In the second part of the book, Denton tells the unforgettable story of twenty-three weeks with Lad, his Arabian horse, as they retraced the Cherokee Trail, step by step.
Whether you read Old Brands and Lost Trails to broaden your understanding of Arkansas's heritage or to relive the trials and simple pleasures of a bygone era, Ivan Denton's stories promise hours of enjoyment.

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