Cowboy Spur Maker The Story of Ed Blanchard by Jane Pattie

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Biography: general,
  • Horses & ponies,
  • U.S. Local History - Western United States,
  • Metal Work,
  • Blanchard, Edward Fred,,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Metal Arts And Crafts,
  • Ranchers,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Farmers & Ranchers,
  • Regional Subjects - West,
  • Biography,
  • New Mexico,
  • Historical - General,
  • Spurs,
  • 1894-1982,
  • Blacksmiths

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816733M
ISBN 101585441740
ISBN 109781585441747

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