Ranching

History, memoirs and documentation of ranches, ranch families, and ranch practices throughout the west (primarily Texas).



Cowman and Plainsman

Cowman and Plainsman

By Goodnight Charles
Price: $24.95


An exciting story of a Texas Ranger, adventurer, and immigration officer who became a symbol of his age while gambling with death in the wild...more info

Halff of Texas

Halff of Texas

By Dearen, Patrick
Price: $18.95


Mayer Halff immigrated to Texas as a fourteen-year-old, got his start as a foot peddler, and eventually controlled a vast cattle empire. Throughout...more info

I'll Gather My Geese

I'll Gather My Geese

By Stillwell, Hallie
Price: $19.95


The New York Times identified Hallie Stillwell (1897?1997) as a "rancher and a Texas legend." As readers of her autobiography know, she became a...more info

Last of the Old-Time Cowboys

Last of the Old-Time Cowboys

By Dearen, Patrick
Price: $16.95


Working cowboys live on as genuine legends who rode through a golden moment in American history, In the 1980s historian/author Patrick Dearen went...more info

Last Train to El Paso

Last Train to El Paso

By Lobdill, Jerry J.
Price: $24.95


In 1917 the contract murder of Thomas Lyons, owner of the largest ranch in the United States, created a sensation in west Texas. Accounts say Lyons...more info

Longhorns of the Big Bend

Longhorns of the Big Bend

By Utley, Robert
Price: $23.99


This is actually a Special Report prepared by historian Robert M. Utley in 1961 on the Early Cattle industry in Big Bend National Park. The purpose...more info

Ribeyes & Cowtales

Ribeyes & Cowtales

By Baird, Jerry
Price: $27.95


A collection of recipes and stories from World Champion Chuck Wagon Cook, Jerry Baird. This cookbook salutes the Cowboys who still work the old west....more info

Self-Portrait of a Texas Cowboy

Self-Portrait of a Texas Cowboy

By Larremore, Jean and Brian
Price: $18.95


This is a book of absolutely true stories from a working cowboy, as dictated to his wife. If you can't ride the range yourself, you can surely hunker...more info

Shades of the West

Shades of the West

By Gray, Ted
Price varies by edition.


Are cowboys just natural born story-tellers? Maybe it's the countless hours spent around a campfire swapping tales about the independent, sometimes...more info

Steer Branded Murder

Steer Branded Murder

By Scobee, Barry
Price: $8.95


Some believe the steer still roams the Glass Mountains of Brewster County - claiming the specter of a calf with MURDER branded in it's side can often...more info


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