Neighbours, Kenneth F.; Frantz, Joe B.; Procter, Ben; Winfrey, Dorman H.; Conger, Roger N.; Day, James M.;Simpson Harold B.; Nunn, W. C.
Title Frontier Forts of Texas (Signed)
Book Condition Very Good+
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher Waco, TX Texian Press 1966
Illustrator Melvin C. Warren
Inscription Signed by Author
Seller ID 005791
Signed and inscribed on front free end paper by Harold B. Simpson and Rupert N. Richardson, two of the highly respected writers/historian authors of this history of Texas' bulwarks of military protection - Fort Belknap, Fort Bliss, Fort Brown, Fort Clark, Fort Concho, Fort Davis, Fort Mason, Fort Sam Houston. Tight copy of handsome oversized book (8 1/2"W X 11 1/4"H) with green cloth back board, spine and 1/2 of front board with other 1/2 cream colored linen . Very light edgewear. Previous owner's bookplate on front pasted down paper. Dust jacket bears artist Warren's rendition of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnson riding out from Fort Mason. White background shows light rubbing mark down center of front cover, and white background shows rubbing/smudging on edges and particularly on solid white rear panel. Spine ends have light creasing with a little tearing. Corners show light bumping. Now in protective cover. Very nice copy of signed first edition.
TEXAS HISTORY, U.S. MILITARY IN TEXAS, INDIAN CAMPAIGNS,