Tales of the Southern Border

By: Webber, C. W.

Price: $65.00

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Book Condition: Good


Faded brown cloth with blindstamped design on front and faded gilt titles on spine (see scan. ) Some edge, corner and surface wear. Slight cock to spine but binding is secure. ; B&W Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; Well-known collection of stories including "Jack Long; or, The Shot in the Eye," a story praised by Edgar Allen Poe. Born in Kentucky, Webber led an adventurous life. He fought in the Texas war for independence, served as a Texas Ranger, had horses stolen by Comanches, organized a company to use camels for desert travel in the West and was finally killed, fighting with the filibuster, William Walker, in Nicaragua. In between these events , he wrote several books. The first edition of Tales of the Southern Border was published in 1852. (Howes W 199.)

Title: Tales of the Southern Border

Author Name: Webber, C. W.

Categories: West,

Edition: Later Printing

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott & Co.: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 12244

Keywords: Kentucky Fiction Short Stories West Old West Texas