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    Walter Prescott Webb. The Texas Rangers; A Century of Frontier Defense, Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1935, first edition. 583 [1] pp. Frontis and plates. Special edition, in half calf and cream cloth with morocco spine label, slipcased, minor darkening to spine which is normal. Overall a fine clean copy.

    This is the limited edition this being copy 128 of 200 signed by Walter Prescott Webb. Jenkins Basic Texas Books 212: "This is the most important work on The Texas Rangers. Stanley Walker called it 'far and away the best work of its sort ever to come out of Texas'." Adams Six-Guns 2333. Adams One-Fifty 145: "It is the most thorough and reliable work to date on the Texas Rangers, and contains much material on Texas outlaws." Howes W194. Dobie p. 60: "The beginning, middle, and end of the subject."Courtesy of Michael Heaston, Austin. Consigned Lot. The high bid placed by via mail, fax, the Internet or telephone will be entered as the opening bid for the lot during the live portion of the silent auction.


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