Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1949. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 344pp. Octavo [21 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Good. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed. The covers have large areas of light abrasion. Rolled spine. The dust jacket is in good condition. Lightly age-toned, rubbed and creased. There are numerous closed tears and small open tears in the edges. The longest closed tear is 3 inches long. There is a small abraded patch on the rear inside flap, that obscures a small amount of the text. The spine of the dust jacket is sunned, but the title is still very bold. Price-clipped. Item #34679
From the dust jacket- "The rowdiest decade in Texas' violent history lives again in this turbulent story of passion, violence, tenderness."