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Pingenot Auction, Lot 132

132. HALEY, J. Evetts. Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier. San Angelo: [Designed and produced by Carl Hertzog for] San Angelo Standard-Times, 1952. [12] 352 pp., maps by José Cisneros, illustrated by Bugbee. 8vo, original gilt-lettered rose cloth. Very fine in d.j. and slipcase, specially printed bookmark laid in. Presentation copy "For Bill Morrow, J. Evetts Haley. Signed at Fort Concho Oct. 18, 1952, Carl Hertzog."
        First edition, limited edition (the San Angelo Edition, #128 of 185 copies). Basic Texas Books 83: "One of the best books about any of the vital string of federal forts established in West Texas to tame the frontier." Dobie, Big Bend Bibliography, p. [10]. Dobie, pp. 57 & 79. Dykes, Fifty Great Western Illustrators (Bugbee) 84. Lowman, Printer at the Pass 79A. Robinson 23b. Tate, The Indians of Texas: An Annotated Research Bibliography 2935: "Considerable detailed information on military conflicts with Comanches across West Texas from the 1850s through 1870s. Book carries a decidedly anti-Indian tone in presenting the settler's and army's viewpiont."