After the Alamo -- San Jacinto. From the Notes of Doctor Nicholas Decomps Labadie.
signed first edition
1964 · New York
by Courntey, Jovita.
New York: Vantage Press, (1964). First Edition, Stated. Signed by the Author. Octavo, navy blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 138 pp. Near-Fine, with lightly rubbed edges; in a Good+, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes chipping. From dust jacket: This dramatic book, taken directly from the notes of Dr. Nicholas Descomps Labadie, Army surgeon and dedicated adoptive son of Texas, is a unique first-hand account of the Texas Revolution which freed American settlers from Mexican tyranny, a revolution which came to a triumphant climax with the historic Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836. And it is a story of the high-spirited, fearless, fiercely independent men who took part in the revolt; of violent hand-to-hand fighting; of communities set afire, and women and children fleeing the ferocity of battle, many to die along the roadside; of that controversial figure, General Samuel Houston, lusty hero who was not always a hero to his impetuous men; and of Santa Anna, Mexican destroyer of the Alamo, and his capture by Houston’s army... (Inventory #: 1760gls)