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Recollections of Old Texas Days by Smithwick  

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The Evolution of a State Or Recollections of Old Texas Days

Smithwick, Noah


Gammel Book Company



354 pp. Illustrations from photographs. (8vo) original blue cloth decorated in black. First Edition.

Compiled by his Daughter Nanna Smithwick Donaldson. Smithwick, a blacksmith, moved to Texas in 1827, served in the war for Texas independence and later as a Ranger. Includes anecdotes on James Bowie, Sam Houston, Stephen Austen, etc. Considered among the best works on life in early Texas. Howes S726; Sabin 85099, Basic Texas Books 189.

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Some rubbing and light staining to cloth; interior with toning, occasional light foxing, a few instances of underlining with red pencil; very good.

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