King Ranch

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Printed for the King Ranch by Carl Hertzog , Kingsville, Texas
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StatementResearch, Holland McCombs ; Annotation, Francis L. Fugate ; Drawings by the author.
ContributionsHertzog, Carl, 1902-
LC ClassificationsF596 .L45 1957
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (838 p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6230225M
LC Control Number57023326

I bought the books used, and was surprised to find that Volume 1 was inscribed by Tio Kleberg. Great history of not only the King Ranch, but of Texas life and the /5(13).

I bought the books used, and was surprised to find that Volume 1 was inscribed by Tio Kleberg. Great history of not only the King Ranch, but of Texas life and the intertwining fates of men and women.

Highly recommend/5(14). The King Ranch Cookbook is a sampling of recipes from the many families and friends associated with the Rancho Santa Gertrudis that was established in A culinary tradition of hospitality and find cuisine, utilizing native plants and spices, wild game and ranch beef, developed from over a century of ranching, in the Wild Horse Desert/5(10).

King Ranch Cook Book ; Books / King Ranch Cook Book. King Ranch Cook Book. PRODUCT NUMBER: # $ Options. Back. $ Quantity -+ Add to Cart. Product Details. Prepare authentic King Ranch book Horse Desert specialties from the kitchens of Los Kineños, the Main House and cow camps.

More than recipes of regional favorites, along. Signed with an inscription by Belton Johnson, a King Ranch family member, one of First Editions reoffered by The Book Club of Texas in to its members.

Ten Appendices and Sources at the end of Volume 1 with a beautiful two page color map of The Ranch. By and large, it’s a cattle book, and Groves is a cattlewoman, who remains a King Ranch shareholder in the King Ranch family corporation and oversees three other Texas ranches total acres.

The King Ranch is Texas' oldest and greatest ranch, and this book full of fascinating historical details. Rather like a trip to a museum, the writing is not excellent, but the factual content is exceptional and exciting.

It is amazing that one ranch could be linked to so many historical events/5. This book is a collection of short stories/essays about some of the various myths/stories told by cowboys and other workers at the King Ranch.

It also contains a lot of interesting information about how the hands lived and worked, the living conditions on the ranch which is so huge that entire towns/villages were constructed around the ranch/5.

InCaptain Richard King purchased a creek-fed oasis in the Wild Horse Desert of South Texas, sparking generations of integrity, preservation, and innovation. King Ranch now coversacres—more land than the state of Rhode Island. Over the course. Private Events at King Ranch Book an Event. Visit the Saddle Shop Shop Now “The King home was the scene of many hospitalities, sheltering prominent people in the “early days”, a reputation which it has King Ranch book to the present day.

The King’s place became the center of social festivities”.

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Books & Accessories. Captivating Collections. Learn more about the year old history of King Ranch through these books. Follow the fascinating story of Richard King from his days as a riverboat pilot during the Civil War to the founding of the Ranch to its operations today.

out of 5 stars Another King Ranch book. Reviewed in the United States on Verified Purchase. Interesting account of the King Ranch under the direction of Bob Kleberg. John Cypher worked for Kleberg for a number of years and he provides a well-written and even-handed history of the times and an evaluation of the man who was Mr /5(15).

Today, King Ranch sprawls acrossacres of South Texas land, an area larger than the state of Rhode Island. As the home of 35, cattle and over Quarter Horses, King Ranch is one of the largest ranches in the world today. The King Ranch book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The King Ranch book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a well written & interesting account of the King Ranch in S. Texas. It is well organized, reads smoothly & develops facets of ranching that heretofore I had not /5.

King Ranch Saddle Shop offers everything from leather goods, saddles, cowboy boots and apparel to home goods, luggage, and more for those who love ranch style and functionality. Bob and Helen Kleberg of King Ranch is a view from the center of the King Ranch legacy, perpetuated now for some years.

Bob and Helen Kleberg of King Ranch is a requisite addition to the library of any ranching, history, or Texana aficionado. The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. 5/5(17).

Goodwyn also tells of the founding by Captain Richard King of the legendary ranch and of the ways that the King Ranch was modernizing its operations while contending with the age-old elements of the semidesert South Texas published inthe old-time cowboying and creative techniques, campfire cuisine, and memorable personalities Author: Frank Goodwyn.

King Ranch is the largest ranch in the U.S. state of Texas as well as the United States.

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At someacres (3, km 2; 1, sq mi) it is larger than the state of Rhode Island. The ranch is located in South Texas between Corpus Christi and Brownsville adjacent to was founded in by Captain Richard King and Gideon K.

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Visitor Center Hours & Directions. Highway West PO Box Kingsville, Texas When the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) was founded inthe founders agreed that the grand champion of the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show would be recorded as number one in their stud book.

This honor went to King Ranch’s WIMPY, a grandson of OLD SORREL. The King Ranch Story tells the love story of an ambitious young man and his dream of creating a great empire on Texas land. It's about the love between a man and woman, Captain Richard King and his wife Henrietta Chamberlain, the driving force behind King's success/5(2).

King Ranch, comprising overacres in South Texas, is the premier destination for hunting in the United States. Furthermore, King Ranch is the birthplace of Texas game conservation and the proof is evident in the quantity and quality of wildlife found within its boundaries.

This useful Checkbook Cover has been one of our customers' favorite leather items. It is also available in our exclusive King Ranch Embossed Fabric; an elegant way to hold and protect your checkbook. Available in Rio Leather (top), Sombra Docil, Tan Cordura®, or Chaparral Docil. 7" x 3 3/4". The King Ranch Museum’s permanent collections include: Toni Frissell’s award-winning photographic essay of life on King Ranch in the early ’s; saddles from around the world, guns, and rifles including a King Ranch commemorative Colt Python magnum revolver (serial number KR1), a limited edition series of full-scale replicas of.

Our signature gun bags and accessories incorporate all of the lessons learned in almost years of sporting pursuits on the range. Field tested by four generations of bird hunters on King Ranch, these accessories are built for the rigor of the brush country.

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The Rincon de Santa Gertrudis, an old Spanish land grant, lies at the heart of the King Ranch, for it was there that, inRichard King first laid claim to a dream of ownership that would one.When Richard King, the founder of the King Ranch, was on his deathbed, he told his wife, Henrietta Chamberlain King “Don’t let any of that land get away from you.” At the time of his death inKing’s famous ranch consisted of about half a million acres.

He had amassed this land on the advice of Robert E. Lee, who told him that he should buy all the land in the wild horse desert. This book is arguably the magnum opus of Hertzog’s career, and is certainly among the best Texas books of the 20th century.

The King Ranch is currently the largest ranch in Texas, comprising over 1, square miles (larger than the entire state of Rhode Island). Inthe Kleberg family (direct descendants of the ranch’s founders) began.