DescriptionT[heodore] A[dolphus] Babb. In the Bosom of the Comanches. A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive. Texas Borderland Perils and Scenes Depicted. The Closing Days of the Trying Indian Struggles upon the Frontiers of Texas. Amarillo: Printed for author by the John F. Worley Printing Company, Dallas, . First edition. Octavo. , -145 pages. Numerous photo illustrations. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on front and spine. A tale of Indian captivity; the author, along with his sister, was captured by the Comanches in 1865. He became a warrior of the tribe, and remained an adopted son even after his reunion with his father. Important first-hand information on the Comanches, Quanah Parker, and the Texas Rangers.
Condition: Modest shelf wear and soiling to boards; spine slightly faded; otherwise a better than very good copy.
References: Howes B3, Rader 223.
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