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A Political History of the Texas Republic, 1836-1845 by  Stanley (Edited by) Siegel - Signed First Edition - 1956 - from Bookmarc's and Biblio.com

A Political History of the Texas Republic, 1836-1845

by Siegel, Stanley (Edited by)

Condition: Very Good/Fair


Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1956. BM5 - A first edition hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by author to previous owner on the half-title page in very good condition in fair dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and tears on the edges, corners and sides, scattered scratches, rubbing, and scuffing, date written on the spine, some stains, tanning and shelf wear. Book has foxing and some stains on the page edges, cover and endpapers that is somewhat darkened, light tanning and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 281 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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