Sunday, November 25, 2012

Review: Legends

The Legends series of books by the magazine Western Horseman, now numbering five volumes, collects biographical sketches of horses acclaimed for their speed, formation, or sire or production record by the American Quarter Horse Association.

Continued in ... Legends

Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares
edited by Pat Close 
Western Horseman Magazine, 2001-2010
The Corral
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Artwork: Legends, Volume 8

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Farm and Garden Picks: Tractors of the World

Tractors come in all different shapes and sizes, and Tractors of the World covers the field from the early steam-driven monsters to the traditional "two large, two small" wheel configuration; the Row Crop models with two small front wheels placed close together and two large rear wheels; and finally to the ultimate modern, four-wheel-drive, multi-geared, mega-beasts with GPS devices and on-board computers.

by Mirco de Cet
Arctrus Publishing, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012

Review: Christmas in the Old West

The "Old West" in this book is the 19th century, as it was lived in the Western states and territories of the rapidly expanding United States. It was a time of explorers and trailblazers, cowboys and cavalry, prospectors and outlaws, settlers and homesteaders.

Christmas in the Old West is a collection of heart-warming tales, memories, meals, news accounts, pictures and memorabilia of a time before television and electric lights and gas stoves.

Continued in ... Christmas in the Old West

Christmas in the Old West
A Historical Scrapbook
by Sam Travers
Mountain Press, 2003

Artwork: Christmas for the Men on the Trail by Charles M. Russell
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