J. C. Derby, New York: 1855
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 pa... View More...