Cattle In The Cold Desert
Place Published: Logan, UT
Publisher: Utah State University Press
Date Published: 1985
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 41894
255pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Natural white cloth over boards with light blue lettering and designs on the spine and front cover. Map endpapers. Very good. There is a previous owner's name and notation in pen on the half title page. In a very good dust jacket, with minimal surface wear.
This book covers from 1860 to 1900, while weaving a discussion of scientific principles and philosophies governing land use within an historical context, and chronicling the lives of John Sparks and Jasper "Barley" Harrell as they built their cattle empire.