Books: Power of the Prairies

MUSTANGS AND COW HORSES edited by J. Frank Dobie, Mody C. Boatwright and Harry H. Ransom. 429 pages. Southern Methodist University. $7.50.

"The whole country seemed to be running! Thousands and tens of thousands of wild horses running in immense herds as far as the eye or telescope could sweep the horizon. Time and again immense masses of mustangs, circling and circling around us, charging and threatening to rush over us, would wheel from our yelling and firing and go thundering away."

As late as 1847, when this scene was witnessed, the mustang myriads that...

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