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Pingenot Auction, Lot 152

152. JENNINGS, N. A. A Texas Ranger. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1899. 321 pp. Small 8vo, original pictorial cloth. A very fine, bright, and crisp copy.
        First edition. Adams, Guns 1173; One-Fifty 85: "The first edition is very scarce....The book contains much material on Texas gunmen such as John Wesley Hardin and King Fisher, and the Sutton-Taylor feud and other border troubles." Basic Texas Books 107: "Written by a young reporter who served under McNelly, this is one of the most interesting accounts of the life of the Texas Rangers in the 1870’s." Campbell, p. 78. Dobie, p. 60. Fifty Texas Rarities 50. Graff 2208. Howes J100. Rader 2086. Now very scarce and rare in choice collector’s condition.