San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1936. viii,,47pp. plus two photographic plates. Original printed wrappers bound into half morocco and cloth, gilt. Text somewhat tanned, as usual, else fine. A narrative of one of the defining events in Texas history. According to the titlepage, this account was "[w]ritten in 1860 and now published for the first time an authentic account of that tragic event in the history of Texas compiled from facts known to the author and supported by evidence of others who were witnesses to the siege and fall of the Alamo together with a sketch of the life of the author by his grand-daughter Annie B. Sutherland." The frontispiece is a photographic image of the author, and the other plate is a photo of the front of the Alamo itself. A scarce work, published on the centennial of the Battle of the Alamo, and a fitting commemoration. (Inventory #: WRCAM49649)
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