Lot 87 of 361:
History of King Ranch - scarce  

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In The Crucible of the Sun

Lea, Tom

[Kingsville, Texas]

[Privately printed for the King's Ranch]



Illustrated with nine full pages of color plates, 14 half-page color illustrations, and numerous other illustrations, all by Tom Lea. (Folio) decorated with cloth boards, acetate jacket. First Edition.

This copy from the library of the King Ranch, with "Ex libris Santa Gertrudis Main House" in ink on the front flyleaf. Scarce, wonderfully illustrated history of King Ranch, the largest ranch in the state of Texas and the nation. At some 825,000 acres it is larger than the state of Rhode Island.

Lot Amendments

Wear and soiling to acetate, top board with slight bow, toning to bottom edge; near fine.

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