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Brownsville photographer Robert Runyon's pictures document the development of the Lower Rio Grande Valley. His coverage of the bandit raids in 1915 and the U.S. military buildup along the border in 1916 is of great historical importance, as are his photos of the revolution in northeastern Mexico in 1913-1914.Samponaro and Vanderwood, using the Runyon collection of nearly 13,000 negatives and prints, shed new light on the history of the U.S. and Mexico. War Scare is a must for anyone interested in U.S. or borderlands history, or the history of photography. Number one in the Barker Texas History Center Series.
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Book Description Texas State Historical Association, Austin, 1992. Quarter Bound. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Limited Numbered. Brown boards with brown leather spine. Gilt title on spine+xi-xv+135p,pl,illus,cep This is Copy No. 20 of 100 copies. Comes in brown publishers slip case. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 1544
Book Description The Texas State Historical Assoc. , Austin, TX., 1992. 1/4 Leather. Condition: Fine. First Edition. Self taught photographer, Robert Runyon was no amateur. Runyan was a consumate professional who in the heyday of his photographic work from 1910 to 1926 experimented with the most up-to-date lenses, cameras, and film in order to create the best possible images of his subject. After a brief biography, Runyan's photographs of people and places in the Rio Grande area of Texas and Mexico are presented in full pages with text. 12 in. X 9 1/2 in. 135 pages, bibliography, index. Presentation copy made to individual listed on first free end page. Quarter bound in leather. The boards are bound in cloth with a matching slipcase. No dust jacket as issued. Slight fading to the cloth on the slipcase. Slipcase and book are in Fine condition. ; 12 in. x 9 1/2 in. Seller Inventory # 313169
Book Description The Texas State Historical Association, Austin, TX, 1994. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. Runyon, Robert (illustrator). Limited. 135 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown leather spine w/brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering, one of a LIMITED edition of 100 cc's, brown cloth covered slipcase. The book is divided into four sections about the Mexican-American border and the Mexican Revolution. Part 1 - Robert Runyon: Border Photographer, part 2 - Runyon records the Mexican Revolution, part 3 - Rebellion and Retaliation, and part 4 - Military Buildup in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. This volume is the first in a series of monographs produced by Eugene C. Barker Texas History Center of the University of Texas and the Texas State Historical Association. Size: Oblong Sm4to from 9" to 11" Tall. Limited Edition. Seller Inventory # 036593