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xv, 551 pp, brown buckham covered boards w/embossed gilt bust of Austin, on the front cover, gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the ffep, two foldout maps in text. 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-7C, Dobie p 84, Rader 259. Prev owner wrote "office - M. Hall 206 U of Texas on the FPD", slight shelf wear to the corners. 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
Illustrator: Illustrations & Maps
Publisher: Dallas, TX, Cokesbury Press: 1926
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
Size: Sm4to from 9" to 11"
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 050936
Keywords: Biography Texas Texana Austin Colony