Dallas, TX: The Southwest Press, 1930. First Edition. 8vo. 253 pp. with index and illustrations. Original pale ochre colored cloth (dust jacket not issued), covers somewhat spotted, spine dulled, top edge of text-block with small dots suggesting possible biopredation (?) but a good copy. Item #3101
Presentation Copy of the First Edition. NOT EX-LIBRARY. Based primarily on a thorough study of nineteenth century Texas newspapers, this work has been described as “indispensable to students of Texas history and invaluable to those interested in the general social aspects of the vast sub-humid region of the United States” (Cox). ¶ Howes H581. Herd 1049. Cox, More Basic Texas Books 48. - Presentation copy to R.L. Biesele, the leading authority on early German emigration to Texas.