Three Book Lot on Texas and the Mexican War, Including One Book Signed by J. Frank Dobie: J. Frost: The Mexican War and Its Warriors; comprising a complete history of all the operations of the American Armies in Mexico: with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the most distinguished officers in the Regular Army and Volunteer Force. Illustrated with numerous engravings. (New Haven and Philadelphia: Published by H. Mansfield, 1850). Early edition. Octavo (7.75" x 4.5"). viii, 332, [12, treaty and map] pages. Color frontispiece and black and white illustrations in the text. Publisher's original brown cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt and blind. Floral endpapers. Wear to the binding with some loss at the corners, top and bottom of spine, and along the front joint. A couple signatures sprung, dampstain to top fore-edge corner of sheets, general soiling (including a sizable stain through the middle of about ten leaves) and light foxing. Still, a good copy. [together with:] J. Frank Dobie: A Signed Copy of: A Texan in England. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1945). First edition, signed by the author on the half-title page. Octavo (7.5" x 5"). Publisher's brown cloth, stamped in red. Minor soiling, portion of bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, else a very good copy. [and:] J. Evetts Haley. Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier. Illustrations by H.D. Bugbee. (San Angelo, Texas: San Angelo Standard-Times, 1952). First edition. Octavo (9" x 6"). Illustrated. Publisher's reddish-brown buckram lettered in black, printed and illustrated dust jacket. Light chips and short tears to jacket, general light soiling, small soiled spot to bottom fore-edge of sheets, previous owner's ink name, else a very good copy.

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