The Life of Stephen F. Austin : Founder of Texas, 1793-1836 - a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

By: Barker, Eugene C.

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xv, 551 pp, blu paper covered boards w/tan paper covered spine & corners w/black morocco title block w/gilt lettering, (teg) top edge gilt, # 231 of 250 cc's of the de luxe, limited, signed edition, and SIGNED by the author on the third ffep, two foldout maps in text, fore edge & bottom edge untrimmed. Tan slipcase professional binder. The most-praised of all Texas biographies per Jenkins. It has been called the finest single piece of historical writing yet done in Texas per Joe Frantz. J. Evetts Haley pronounced it "the finest biography in Texas Literature." Much of the volume is history rather than biography. Sometimes Barker fails to be objective in his support of Austin. Howes - #B137, Jenkins BTB-7B, Dobie p 84, Rader 259. slight corner bump to the top front corners, small chips to edges of the label on spine, prev owner's name in the front gutter. TSHA- Winfrey pg 35.

Title: The Life of Stephen F. Austin : Founder of Texas, 1793-1836 - a Chapter in the Westward Movement of the Anglo-American People

Author Name: Barker, Eugene C.

Illustrator: Illustrations & Maps

Categories: biography, Non-Fiction, History, Americana, Texana, Southwest,

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Cokesbury Press: 1925

Binding: Half-bound Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase

Type: Limited & Numbered Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Seller ID: 038873

Keywords: Biography Texas Texana