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3 edition of The King Ranch. found in the catalog.

The King Ranch.

Tom Lea

The King Ranch.

by Tom Lea

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • King Ranch (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • King Ranch (Tex.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementResearch [by] Holland McCombs. Annotation [by] Francis L. Fugate. Maps and drawings by the author.
      ContributionsKing, Richard, 1824-1885.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF596 .L45 1957a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (838 p.)
      Number of Pages838
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6222525M
      LC Control Number57007839
      OCLC/WorldCa692613

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      Richard King (J – Ap ) was a riverboat captain, confederate, entrepreneur, and most notably, the founder of the King Ranch in South Texas, which at the time of his death in encompassed over , acres (3, km 2.   Get more information at Grand Salon in the Main House at the King Ranch, as it looks now. (unknown) By the numbers: Main House at King Ranch. years old. 37, square feet.

      The King Ranch, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. Hats & Caps. Top off your look with a distinct piece. A cowboy's hat is one of his most prized possessions. Like a signature, they define who he is and what he loves to do.


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I bought the books used, and was surprised to find that Volume 1 was inscribed by Tio Kleberg. Great history of not only the King Ranch, but The King Ranch. book Texas life and the intertwining fates of Cited by: Books & Accessories.

Captivating Collections. Learn more about the year old history of King Ranch through these books. Follow the fascinating story of Richard King from his days as a riverboat pilot during the Civil War to the founding of the Ranch to its operations today. InCaptain Richard King purchased a creek-fed oasis in the Wild Horse Desert of South Texas, sparking generations of integrity, preservation, and innovation.

King Ranch now coversacres—more land than the The King Ranch. book of Rhode Island. Over the course. I bought the books used, and was surprised to find that Volume 1 was inscribed by Tio Kleberg.

Great history of not only the King Ranch, but of Texas life and the intertwining fates of /5(13). Hardcover. Condition: Good - Very Good. No Jacket. Tom Lea (illustrator). None Stated. Lea 2 volume set on the King Ranch.

Lacks the slip case. Probable 1st edition but no explicit statement. 2nd state with "For Alice and Robert." on page Light spotting to the spine and fore edge of the boards. Soil spots to the fore edge of the pages. Click on the type of tour to find out more information and then give us a call to speak to a King Ranch Visitor Center associate to book a tour.

We hope to see you at King Ranch. Book a Tour Online. Visitor Center Hours & Directions. Highway West PO Box Kingsville, Texas   Helen Kleberg Groves, the only child of Robert J. and Helen C. Kleberg, was born Octoin San Antonio, Texas, and was raised on the King Ranch in Kingville, attended Foxcroft School in Middleberg, Virginia, and later Vassar College.

Groves is the president and on the board of various family foundations and has been the director and president of numerous horse and 5/5(13). "This book is about the King Ranch, but it is about much more than that.

A compelling chronicle of war, peace, love, betrayal, birth, and death in the region where the Texas-Mexico border blurs in the haze of the Wild Horse Desert, it is also an intriguing detective story with links to the present–and a first-rate read."4/5(47).

Today, King Ranch sprawls acrossacres of South Texas land, an area larger than the state of Rhode Island. As the home of 35, cattle and over Quarter Horses, King Ranch is one of the largest ranches in the world today.

"John Cypher spent 40 years () on the King Ranch, most of the time as assistant to the president [Bob Kleberg]. Few people could be better qualified to lend an air of intimacy to a story about a million-acre spread and the man who led it for more than 50 years/5(15). Acquiring and breeding superior foundation stallions, the King Ranch Quarter Horse program produced the number one registration (WIMPY) in the American Quarter Horse Association Stud Book and Registry, as well as the youngest horse (MR SAN PEPPY) ever to be inducted into the National Cutting Horse Association Hall of Fame.

It was also at this. King Ranch Cook Book ; Books / King Ranch Cook Book. King Ranch Cook Book. PRODUCT NUMBER: # $ Options. Back. $ Quantity -+ Add to Cart. Product Details. Prepare authentic Wild Horse Desert specialties from the kitchens of Los Kineños, the Main House and cow camps. More than recipes of regional favorites, along.

The King Ranch is Texas' oldest and greatest ranch, and this book full of fascinating historical details. Rather like a trip to a museum, the writing is not excellent, but the factual content is exceptional and exciting. It is amazing that one ranch could be linked to so many historical events/5.

King Ranch, comprising overacres in South Texas, is the premier destination for hunting in the United States. Furthermore, King Ranch is the birthplace of Texas game conservation and the proof is evident in the quantity and quality of wildlife found within its boundaries.

King Ranch Saddle Shop offers everything from leather goods, saddles, cowboy boots and apparel to home goods, luggage, and more for those who love ranch style and functionality.

King saw that this place that nourished so much wildlife could also sustain domestic stock, and King’s vision for a great cattle ranch began to take shape. He and business partner Gideon “Legs” Lewis purchased acre Mexican land grant then known as the Rincon de Santa Gertrudis – the first foothold of what would become the.

The creed of the King Ranch cattlemen was simple: "If you want to make a kid into a cowboy, start him out as soon as he can sit on a horse." Being the son of the foreman on the Norias Division of the ranch, Goodwyn started working cattle every summer at an early : Frank Goodwyn.

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The King Ranch has been the subject of international fascination for over a century. Author Mona Sizer brings the great ranch's history to life in this warm-hearted story of love, passion, and power never before seen on this continent.

Added to the story are terrifying tales of ancient ghosts Brand: Taylor Trade Publishing. "The same as I might do", ; The family as the Santa Gertrudis, ; A new century brings new ventures, ; Troublous times and a long life's end, ; Trusteeship and transition, ; The King Ranch achievement, ; Centenary, ; Appendices: Defense against brush encroachment, Oil development.

Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps. First edition THUS. SIGNED by the author. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Binding is sound. Pages are intact and free of marks. The largest ranch in Texas, the King Ranch was built in and in was designated a National Historic.Signed with an inscription by Belton Johnson, a King Ranch family member, one of First Editions reoffered by The Book Club of Texas in to its members.

Ten Appendices and Sources at the end of Volume 1 with a beautiful two page color map of The Ranch.King Ranch began breeding quarter horses in and thoroughbreds in In its prize 3-year-old colt Assault won the Triple Crown.

In the s King Ranch bought ranches abroad, in Cuba, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Spain and Morocco. Meanwhile, Stateside expansion included operations in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Florida and.