First edition. Thick quarto. Black cloth with Texas Star and lettering on front cover and spine stamped in gold, xiv, 594 pp., introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits. In 1827, Stephen F. Austin received authorization for the establishment of constitutional government in Texas. In 1828 the first sheriff was appointed in Texas. This book is the most complete and accurate compiling of information on Sheriffs that existing records support. Each Texas county is represented and the accompanying photographs of the Texas Sheriffs add much to the completeness of each county. Fine, unread copy without dust jacket, as issued.
Inventory Number: 44195