TEXAN RANCH LIFE; WITH THREE MONTHS THROUGH MEXICO IN A "PRAIRIE SCHOONER."
by Jaques, Mary J.
London, 1894. ix,,363pp. plus twelve plates. Illus. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Some wear and discoloration along foredges, a few marginal lines and ink marks, occasional fox marks. Else just about very good. "Mary Jaques was an Englishwoman who spent two years in America from 1889 to 1891. The last part of this rare book describes a trip to Mexico shortly before her return to England, and an earlier trip to the West Coast, but most of the book deals with her ranch experiences" - SIX SCORE. While in California the author visited San Francisco and Yosemite, and when in Texas she spent her time on the Lucheza Ranch, near Kerrville. The photographic plates depict various ranch activities such as driving and branding cattle. ADAMS HERD 1161. RADER 2042. HOWES J60, "aa." SIX SCORE 63. MERRILL ARISTOCRAT.
(Inventory #: WRCAM51573)
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