James Frank Dobie

J. Frank Dobie’s history of the “mustang”—from the Spanish mesteña, an animal belonging to (but strayed from) the Mesta, a medieval association of Spanish farmers—tells of its impact on the Spanish, English, and Native cultures of the West.

Third image is from Byson Books who reprinted the book in 2005

Other books by the author:

Apache Gold and Yaqui Silver
Cow People
Coronado's Children
Ben Lilly Legend, The
Bob More: Man and Bird Man
I'll Tell You a Tale
Flavor of Texas, The
Legends of Texas Vol 1
Legends of Texas Vol 2
Longhorns, The
Mustangs, The
Mustangs and Cow Horses
Tales of Old Time Texas
Vaquero of the Brush Country, A