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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: 051038
The Wire That Fenced the West
Author: McCallum, Henry D. & Frances T., Illustrated by: Photos & Illustrations
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1965

xv, 285 pp, grey clothcovered boards w/silver lettering on black title block on the spine, dj red-white-black w/grey post on the front cover. The authors assess the role of barbed wire in the settlement of the United States. It changed the concepts of enclosures world wide. Before 1873, fences were intented to keep animals and trespassers out, but after it came into general use, barbed-wire fencing was used to keep animals in. It is the story of three men, Joseph F. Glidden, I. L. Ellwood, and Jacob Haish applied for a patent on separate types of wire fencing with barbs, and a new industry was born. The book describes thirty-six of the most important types w/drawings. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

Price: US$50.58. Quantity available: 1.
 Appr.: | AUD 68.35 CAD 67.44 EUR 47.72 GBP 40.02 JPY 5058 MXN 843 ZAR 723 

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   Curio Corner Books
P.O. Box 66607
Austin, Texas
78766-6607 United States
Phone: 512.371.0201

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