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Lone Star Preacher - First Edition

Lone Star Preacher - First Edition

85.00

xii pages, 1 leaf, 3-296 pages including frontispiece, illustrations. 22 cm.

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Thomason, John William. Lone Star Preacher Being a Chronicle of the Acts of Praxiteles Swan, M. E. Church South sometimes Captain, 5th Texas Regiment Confederate States Provisional Army. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. xii pages, 1 leaf, 3-296 pages including frontispiece, illustrations. 22 cm. illustrated by Lt. Colonel John W. Thomason, Jr, USMC.

First edition with Scribner's 'A' on copyright page. Original cloth. A very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket. Scarce in such nice condition. Jacket is now housed in a protective mylar cover.

Dobie: LIFE AND LITERATURE OF THE SOUTHWEST, p.58: "The cream, the essence, the spirit, and the body of the fighting tradition of Texas. Historical novel of Civil War." The author's grandfather served as General James Longstreet's Chief of Staff.

 

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