The Fall of The Alamo An Historical Drama In Four Acts. Concluded by an Epilogue Entitled The Battle of San Jacinto. By Professor Francis Nona.

Nona, Francis.

Published by New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 182 Fifth Avenue 1879. Copyright by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1879. With 1938 letter from student to her professor at University of Texas., 1938
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4 1/2 x 6 1/4", vi, 257pp. (pp.241-257 are printed music & words to the "Hymns"). Dark green cloth with title, etc. gilt on spine & 2 1/2" gilt stamped design of The Alamo on front cover, beveled edges; dark brown, coated endpapers. Spine & book edges show some small, scattered damp spots, slight rubbing, wear to corners, edges, small tear to upper margin of p. 171; lower margin of back pages show a damp spot. Overall, book is tight & a fairly clean copy. Contains these "Hymns" composed by Professor Nona: Hymn of Texas Liberty; Col. Crockett's Song; Hymn of The Lone Star Flag; Prayer Before Battle; The Anthem of The Alamo; Mexican Battle-March; Hymn of Victory. This copy belonged to a famous University of Texas scholar & author, & it contains a 2pp., 7 x 10" handwritten letter from a former student, enclosing this copy of Nona's book, after having sent him a separate copy of the Hymns, earlier. Letter edges show minor tanning/smoking, wear. "Box 364, Temple, Texas June 28, 1938 Dr. Philip Graham University Station Austin, Texas Dear Dr. Graham, Last summer I think I left with you a pamphlet containing the songs for a historical drama called “The Fall of the Alamo,” Since that time I have come across the drama itself. Knowing your interest in early Texas poetry (1879 seems to be considered early these days), I take the liberty of sending you a copy. I picked up four, or five copies at ten cents each; so please accept this one with my compliments. I have no idea whether it will be of any interest to you at all. I have not been able to find out anything about the author or to find anyone who ever heard of him. Sincerely yours, Myra Black.". Bookseller Inventory # ABE-148419174

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Title: The Fall of The Alamo An Historical Drama In...

Publisher: New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 182 Fifth Avenue 1879. Copyright by G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1879. With 1938 letter from student to her professor at University of Texas.

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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