Austin (1961): University of Texas Press. First Edition. Octavo. Item #019559
The author describes with clarity the interrelated events, the decisions, and the conflicts that went into the development of Galveston ad the Texas Gulf during the years 1845-1860. He also portrays the people and their way of life along with some of the notables who helps to shape the destiny of Texas.355pp., bound in a pale green pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in brow. A fine bright copy in a near fine clipped pictorial dust jacket with only minor finger soiling.