The Life of Sam Houston

By: C. E. Lester

Price: $85.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


1st ed., 8vo, 402 pp (advts.) Publisher's original violet cloth, spine in four compartments separated by lightly raised bands, gilt lettering. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece portrait of Houston, and ten additional maps and engraved plates. This is the first complete edition; Lester had published a shorter book entitled "Sam Houston and His Republic" in 1846. [Howes L271][Sabin 33191][ ##### Condition: Ex-lib Warner Bros. Pictures Research Library, with studio label, pocket, and checkout card inside front cover. Contemporary ink signature on fep.. Interior good with light toning to page margins and occasional light foxing. Moderate wear to covers with Dewey number inked at bottom of faded spine, small stain on top edge.

Title: The Life of Sam Houston

Author Name: C. E. Lester

Categories: Biography & Memoirs, Texas, U.S. History,

Edition: 1st edition

Publisher: J. C. Derby, New York: 1855

Book Condition: Good

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200418f

Keywords: U S. History, Texas, Alamo, Biography.