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Pingenot Auction, Lot 176

176. MACKENZIE, Ranald S. Ranald S. Mackenzie’s Official Correspondence Relating to Texas, 1871-1873... [With]: Ranald S. Mackenzie’s Official Correspondence Relating to Texas, 1871-1873. Lubbock: West Texas Museum Association, 1967-1968. xvi, 202 + xvi, 241 pp. 2 vols., 8vo, original navy blue (Vol. 1) and light grey (Vol. 2) cloth. Very fine in very fine dust wrappers.
        First edition. Basic Texas Books 25n: "Excellent." Tate, The Indians of Texas: An Annotated Research Bibliography 3210: "Included in this wide selection of reports and military correspondence taken from the National Archive are the relevant materials on the Red River War." One of the most sought-after set of books on the Indian Wars of West Texas, skillfully edited by Ernest Wallace. Included with this set are Wallace’s Ranald S. Mackenzie on the Texas Frontier (Lubbock, 1964, maps, photos, very fine in lightly worn d.j.); Richard A. Thompson’s Crossing the Border with the 4th Cavalry: Mackenzie’s Raid into Mexico - 1873 (Waco: Texian Press, 1986, maps, photos, new in d.j.; and Charles M. Robinson’s A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie (Austin: State House Press, 1993, maps, photos, very fine in d.j., author’s presentation copy to Pingenot).

5 vols.
($250-500)