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, 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

Author Name: Barker, Eugene C.

Illustrator: Illustrations & Maps

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

Edition: Reprint

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"

Seller ID: 050936

Keywords: Biography Texas Texana Austin Colony