The Wire That Fenced the West. Henry D. McCallum, Frances T. McCallum.

The Wire That Fenced the West

Hardcover, Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1966. First Edition; Second Printing. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. Second printing. This book covers the history of barbed wire in the American West and the massive changes it brought. Barbed wire was invented in 1873, prior to it, fencing was designed to keep animals out of a certain area, after its arrival, fencing was meant to keep animals in. Covers clean and bright. Tail of spine gently bumped. Corners sharp. Side page edges have minor soiling. Remainder spray to top page edges. No previous owner marks. Text, photographs, diagrams and illustrations all clean and bright. Dust jacket bright with minor soiling to rear cover. DJ rear cover has a quarter inch tear to top edge. DJ now protected in mylar. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 285 pages. [Item #80561]

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