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Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest
     

Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest

by J. Frank Dobie
 

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Texas has its share of legendary treasure, and Dobie records the lore of the lost mines of the San Saba and Llano rivers, rumors of an untapped vein of wonderfully rich gold west of Paisano Pass in Devil’s River country, tales of forgotten posthole stashes where prosperous frontier ranchers once "banked" their gold and silver coins, and more.

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Texas has its share of legendary treasure, and Dobie records the lore of the lost mines of the San Saba and Llano rivers, rumors of an untapped vein of wonderfully rich gold west of Paisano Pass in Devil’s River country, tales of forgotten posthole stashes where prosperous frontier ranchers once "banked" their gold and silver coins, and more.

Editorial Reviews

Chicago Evening Post
"Dobie has discovered for us a native Arabian Night."
The New York Times
"As entrancing a volume as one is likely to pick up in a month of Sundays."
Basic Texas Books
"This is the best work ever written on hidden treasure, and one of the most fascinating books on any subject to come out of Texas."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292789401
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Series:
Barker Texas History Center Series , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
837,062
File size:
5 MB

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