Boss of the Plains

Boss of the Plains

The Hat That Won the West

Book - 1998
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When the American West was first being settled, everyone wore whatever hat was available. But John Stetson, a hatmaker who had followed his dream of going West, invented a wide-brimmed, high-crowned hat that quickly became the most popular hat west of the Mississippi. This unusual biography, illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Holly Meade, captures the little-known story of the hat that has come to symbolize the West--and the man who invented it. Full color.
Publisher: New York : DK Ink/DK Pub., 1998.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780789424792
0789424797
Branch Call Number: j 338.7687 CARLSON
Characteristics: [32] pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Meade, Holly

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