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    James T. DeShields. Cynthia Ann Parker. The Story of Her capture at the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort; of her Quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, as the White Wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona; and of her Recapture at the Battle of Pease River, by Captain L. S. Ross, of the Texian Rangers. St. Louis, 1886. First edition. Signed by the author and dated on the front free endpaper. 8vo, 80 pages. Illustrated. Engraved portrait of Cynthia Ann Parker with her daughter at her breast from the famous photograph of her taken while traveling through Fort Worth as frontispiece. Decorative green cloth over blind stamped boards with design and lettering gilt stamped to front board. Title page is detached, but the binding remains tight. Pencil notations found throughout. Heavy scuffing to the front board, damaging some of the gilt stamping, and spine; light scuffing on the back. Near good condition.
    References: Graff 1064. Howes D 278. Raines, p. 67.


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