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H. W. Graber
LIFE RECORD OF H. W. GRABER - A TERRY TEXAS RANGER - GRABER 1916
Dallas, Texas: Privately printed by H. W. Graber, 1916., N.P., 1916. First edition. First edition. 8vo. Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. One of the finest narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War were both numerous and varied in nature, as he was wounded in Tennessee and captured, tried to escape, and was imprisoned. Eventually he was paroled and rejoined his command in time to take part in the middle Tennessee Campaign. Eventually, at the end of the war, he returned to Texas after declining parole and requesting to be sent home. One of the rarest and desirable of the Texas Confederate regimentals. Howes G279, "printed in a small edition." The fly leaf has and inscription dated 1916. There is a number in pencil on the title page. Front and rear covers show some wear. The spine is damaged with a 3/8 inch piece missing at the bottom, else a very good, tight, square copy of a rare book. HOWES G279. Bookseller Inventory # 32766 Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: D J's Antique Market (antiquemkt) [Dallas, Texas, United States]
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