Cowboys & the Trappings of the Old West
Cowboys & the Trappings of the Old West is a pictorial celebration of the old time buckaroo. The cowboys' colorful story and history are graphically presented in this epic narrative. For the first time, his saddles, chaps, spurs, and other tools of the trade are presented in a carefully crafted portrait. Tribute is given to the artisans and craftsmen who fashioned the cowboy's unique outfit. The history of the famous frontier saddlemakers is explored. Through rare, many never before published photos, the history of the early cowboy is traced from the cattle drives and ranches of the old west to the Wild West Show and Rodeo Arena. Cowgirls and Calico Queens are included as exciting companions to our old time cowpokes. With over 550 color photos, 9"x11.5", deluxe hardcover edition. This book has a colorful foreword by the late Roy Rogers. Chapters include spurs, hats, saddles, boots, guns, chaps, WIld West Shows, soiled doves, longhorns, and much more.
Specifications of Cowboys & the Trappings of the Old West
|Author||William Manns, Elizabeth Clair Flood|
|Publisher||Zon Intl Pub Co|
|Number Of Pages||223|
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