First edition. 8vo. Edited by Holland McCombs.Two-tone plaid and decorated gray cloth covers, decorated front and rear endpapers, xxii , 358 pp., frontispiece [portrait], prologue, acknowledgment, introduction, illustrated, portraits, maps, chapter notes, bibliography, appendices, index. A history of the South Texas ranch and the Armstrong family. The Armstrong Ranch, located next to the King Ranch, was founded by Major John B. Armstrong, former Texas Ranger, about a year after the King Ranch. Original unprinted glassine dust jacket is lightly worn, but present, lightly rubbed at the underside of the foot of the spine, else a near fine, square copy about a prominent Texas ranching family.
Inventory Number: 34182