DescriptionJohn W. Hunter. Rise and Fall of the Mission San Saba, to Which is Appended a Brief History of the Bowie or Almagres Mine, also a Sketch of Summerland and its Builders. [no place or date of publication stated but written in ink on the title page is "[Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., Austin, Texas July 19, 1905]"]. First edition. Inscribed by the author on the front wrapper: "E. W. Winkler / Compliments / the Author". Octavo. 84 pages. Illustrations. Folding plan of Mission San Saba. Original printed buff wrappers.
John W. Hunter, father of J. Marvin Hunter, was a celebrated Texas newspaperman. This scarce pamphlet continues to possess some cachet for those interested in the Los Almagres Mine.
Condition: Light toning to wrappers; scattered light foxing to front wrapper, else near fine.
Reference: Howes H817.
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