THE SAN SABA PAPERS
NATHAN, Paul D. (Translator), SIMPSON, Lesley Byrd (Editor)
San Francisco John Howell 1959 (xx) 157 pages. First Edition. Fold out pocket map inside back cover. Large octavo (9 3/4" x 6 3/4"). Red cloth. Gilt Spine titling. SIGNED in ink on the title page by both Translator Nathan and Editor Simpson. Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy of San Francisco. Eyewitness accounts of the San Saba massacre of March 16, 1758 in Texas by Comanches. This disaster caused Spain to give up on bringing the Plains Indians into the Mission system, and the Comanches and Apaches roamed free for another century. Prospectus laid in. Bookplate of Beatrice Nathan and tape residue on fromt pastedown, and very slightly rubbed. Overall, a Near Fine copy, now in a clear mylar protective jacket. Always FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
Signed: n Edition: First Edition
Jacket Condition: Custom Clear Mylar
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 1465