LIMITED EDITION - Fence cutters, land rushes, prairie fires, die-outs, drives along the Marcy and Goodnight trails, scarce water, Indian depredations, cattle thieves and bonus hunters...such were the realities of early cattle ranching on the Panhandle South Plains of Texas. Originally published as noted Texas author J. A. Rickard's M. A. Thesis in 1927, this study of the early ranching history of the Cap Rock region comes to life for the first time in book form. Limited to 500 hand-numbered copies. Hardcover in dust jacket. 142 pages.