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292. SOWELL, A. J. Early Settlers and
Indian Fighters of Southwest Texas...Facts Gathered from
Survivors of Frontier Days. Austin: Ben C. Jones &
Co., Printers, 1900. viii, 844 pp., 12 plates (mostly
photographic), numerous text illustrations (engraved and
photographic). Large 8vo, original red cloth decorated in
gilt and black. Front hinge cracked, moderate binding wear
(extremities frayed), spine light and repaired. Association
copy. Ownership signature, annotations, additions, and
corrections by Samuel J. P. McDowell of Caldwell County, a
member of the Callahan Expedition. McDowells notes
are found on the title-page and sixteen other pages, and
primarily relate to battles in which he personally
First edition, first issue. Another copy of preceding, with excellent association value.