Both volumes signed by Tom Lea on half title page. A work of art - the writing, the illustration and the book design. A compendium of information on the ranch.
Much information on cattle, horses, range management. First volume (1824 - 1885) is a biography of Richard Kings. Gradual development of the ranch empire from 1853. Volume two records history of ranch in 20th century. Nineteen appendices that include original documents, range and oil development, breeding techniques.Also information on the ranch's branches in Australia, Cuba and Brazil. Lea presents ranch owners' side of story. Few if any Texas books have had such a perfect blend of text, design and illustration.
Lea and Hertzog took great pains on the project... (Jenkins, Basic Texas Books #121).
Vol I has 21 illustrations, 6 maps, 9 facsimiles, 12 chapters, appendices, notes and sources. Vol II has 20 illustrations, 2 facsimiles, 7 chapters, appendices, notes and sources, a note of thanks from the author, index. I also have listed two Life Magazines with articles on Tom Lea and the King Ranch. We specialize in books on the American Southwest, Texas, El Paso and New Mexico, including books designed and printed by J.
Carl Hertzog, the father of Texas fine press printing. We also have photography items, art, collectibles and books on other subjects, so please browse our store at.The item "King Ranch by Tom Lea Design by Hertzog 1st Trade Edition Beautiful Book Signed" is in sale since Tuesday, April 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Books". The seller is "langhorn" and is located in El Paso, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.