Jacksboro, TX: J. N. Rogers, 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very good condition. Item #8508baY1
viii, [ii], - 319 pages of text. Original mustard brown cloth, with minor scuffing to the spine, and minor discoloration from a personal collection label removed from the bottom of the spine. Ex-libris, with pocket neatly removed from the inside rear cover. An authentic account of cavalry life in West Texas after the Civil War; Colonel Harold B. Simpson states "Seldom will one find so much information on soldiering on the frontiers as in McConnell's book. It is easy to read and hard to lay down once it is started." Previous owner's blind stamp on the title page and on page 33; the text, printed on pink paper, is otherwise clean and unmarked. BTB #131; Dobie p.52; Graff 2579; Guns 1393; Howes M59; Rader 2280. First edition.