Trails of Yesterday

By: Bratt, John

Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


302 pages, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt, decorative cover, small owner stamp "Joyce and Gene Gressley, extremely nice copy! Howes 725, "A cow-puncher's experiences in the Platte valley." Herd 310, Six-Score 13, "The author was one of the first ranchers in Nebraska. An Englishman, Bratt came to America in 1864 at the age of 17. In the late 1860's he worked as a bullwhacker supplying Ft. Kearney and other army posts. He started his cattle business in 1870, and most of his narrative is devoted to the development of the ranching industry on the central plains."

Title: Trails of Yesterday

Author Name: Bratt, John

Categories: Cowboys, The West,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Lincoln, University Publishing Company: 1921

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 014310

Keywords: Cowboys, ranching, cattle industry, overland travel, Fort Kearney, Dull Knife, Red Cloud, Indian wars.