Lot 1366: James B Gillett SIX YEARS WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS 1875 TO 1881 1921 First Printing Antique Western Americana Frontier & Pioneer Life Tissue-Guarded Photographic Plates Native American Indians Apache
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Six Years with the Texas Rangers, 1875 to 1881
Author: James B. Gillett - James B. Gillett was a lawman of the Old West, mostly well known due to his service as a Texas Ranger, and is a member of the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame.
Publisher: Von Boeckmann-Jones Co. Publishers
Printing Information: First Printing
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 332 pages
Width: 5.75" Height: 7.75"
Book Details: This work is cited by many as the best account of the early days of the Texas Rangers. Gillett was witness to some of the now-legendary lawless episodes in Texas history. Some of these include the Mason County War, the Horrell-Higgins Feud, Sam Bass and his train robber gang, and battles with the Apaches.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blind-stamped green cloth covers with stamped gilt lettering to the spine and front cover. The book shows light external wear, with minor white spotting to covers. The binding is sound. The pages are clean and without markings. The work is illustrated with tissue-guarded photographic plates, including a frontispiece portrait of the author.
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