The Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers (The Texan Rangers)

Reid, Samuel C Jr.

Published by John E Potter and Co, Philadelphia
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Bright, lightly soiled/rubbed green cloth boards with black pictorial vignette and gilt title boxes on cover and spine. Square tight binding, corners lightly bumped but square, lt edge wear to boards and spine, back cover lightly stained (poss damp stain). Bk eps incl book purch info penciled in (1916 purch fr Moos in San Antonio), lower half of pgs 190 - 251 lightly rumpled (poss former dampness) otherwise, unmarked, age toned pages throughout. Nice copy. ND (1st Thus, later printing of 1847 orig) 251 pps, b/w map, plates, illus, index- lists wounded and killed. Barely 20 years old when the Mexican-American War commenced in 1846, the Texas Rangers played an important role in several battles of that War. Led by John Coffee ¿Jack¿ Hayes, Ben McColloch and Samuel Hamilton Walker, the Rangers would see action in the Civil War, ultimately growing into the law enforcement agency par excellence they are today. .Howes R175, Graff 3451, Raines p172, Dobie p60, Basic Texas Books 170. (Publ and date info from Basic Texas Books - [170-455] Reid, S. C. Jr., The Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers., Philadelphia, Zieber & Co., 1847; Philadelphia, Zieber & Co., 1848; Philadelphia, Bradley, 1859; Philadelphia, Potter, 1859; Philadelphia, Bradley, 1860; Philadelphia, Potter, 1885; Austin, Steck (facsimile of 1st. ed.), 1935; Freeport (N.Y.), Books for Libraries (facsimile of 1st. ed.), 1970). From the collection of the late E.P. Lamborn, noted amateur historian and collector of items on plainsmen, crime and criminals of the Middle West in the late 19th to early 20th centuries. His collection of books often include hand-written notations, newspaper clippings and info from friends, relatives, companies, law officers, etc., who dealt with the subject at hand. Bookseller Inventory # 000190

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Publisher: John E Potter and Co, Philadelphia

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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