High Plains Yesterdays From XIT Days through Drouth and Depression. John C. Dawson.

High Plains Yesterdays From XIT Days through Drouth and Depression

Hardcover, Austin: Eakin Press, 1985. First Edition. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Author is a retired Houston lawyer who grew up in Dalhart, Texas in the northern Panhandle. The northernmost part of the Panhandle, known as the Dalhart High Plains area is perhaps best known for its legendary cold weather and the location of the famous XIT Ranch. This book is about the people living in the High Plains from 1901-1939 who witnessed and took part in its transformation from a purely cattle-raising empire to a cattle and farming empire. Includes photographs taken by the author as well as photos from the US Department of Agriculture and the Library of Congress. Previous bookseller label on rear pastedown. Text and photographs clean and bright. Bottom corners gently bumped. Dust jacket spine a little faded. Crease in front flap of dust jacket. Rub spots to spine panel. A bit of wrinkling to spine ends. Dust jacket now protected in plastic. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages. [Item #73969]

Price: $30.00

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