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    Two Books of Early Texas History including: A. J. Sowell. Rangers and the Pioneers of Texas with a Concise Account of the Early Settlements, Hardships, Massacres, Battles and Wars by Which Texas Was Rescued From the Rule of the Savage and Consecrated to the Empire of Civilization. New York: Argosy-Antiquarian, Ltd., 1964. Second edition limited to 750 copies. 8vo, 411 pages. Illustrated. Facsimile reprint of the original 1884 edition. Original binding in black cloth with lettering gilt-stamped on spine. Fine condition. [and:] J. Marvin Hunter, compiler and editor. The Trail Drivers of Texas. New York: Agrosy-Antiquarian Ltd., 1963. Second edition revised limited to 750 copies. New introduction by Harry Sinclair Drago. Two 8vo volumes, 1070 pages inclusive of both volumes. Illustrated. Indexed. Facsimile reprint of the original 1920 edition. Bound in tan cloth with longhorn stamped into the front boards. Top edges dyed brown. Slipcase. Minor staining on vol. 1 spine, but otherwise a fine edition.
    References: Howes S801. Adams, Herd 1103. Adams, Six-Guns 1094. Basic Texas Books 99, 192B. Graff 2020.


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