Item #254594 The Texas Rangers A Century of Frontier Defense. Walter Prescott Webb.

Numbered and Signed by Webb

The Texas Rangers A Century of Frontier Defense.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin at the Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1935.

Price: $950.00

About the item

First edition, COPY NO. 21 OF 200, signed and numbered by the author. Illustrated with drawings by Lonnie Rees, and with photographs. xv, 584 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Numbered and Signed by Webb. Quarter pigskin and tan buckram with black leather spine. Spine tips slightly rubbed, some slight discoloration and soiling to buckram, first few leaves of text block slightly bumped at lower corner. A very good copy, lacking slipcase. Howes W194; Adams, Six-Guns, 2333; Jenkins, Basic Texas Books, 212; Dobie p.60; Campbell p.77.

Item #254594

The classic, standard history of this legendary frontier institution, by the great Texas historian Webb, which originated as his master’s thesis in history. Very scarce and desirable in the liimited/signed format.