First Edition, Signed
THE TEXAS RANGERS, A Century Of Frontier Defense, Illustrated With Drawings By Lonnie Rees And With Photographs, By Walter Prescott Webb. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1935. First edition, signed. Hardcover red cloth, 584 pages, well illustrated.
Very good condition, no dust jacket, fading to spine color and lettering. A tight usable copy, with light wear, appears to be mostly shelf life.
Bold signature of Walter Prescott Webb on inner fly leaf, private bookplate inside cover.
A well research history covering the history of the rangers from the early days of the republic, to the 30’s; also has a chapter on Captain Frank Hamer, the ranger who brought down Bonnie and Clyde.