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The Promise Kept. KURTH SPRAGUE

The Promise Kept.


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Publication: The Encino Press, 1975, Austin

First edition. Oblong 8vo. Inked presentation inscription to Mr. & Mrs. Ambrose Gordon, Jr. signed and dated in the year of publication. Ambrose Gordon, Jr. was a member of the staff at the University of Texas at Austin. Two-tone quarter cloth and decorated paper over boards, gray endpapers, (8), 97 (2) pp., acknowledgments, illustrated, notes, selected bibliography. Illustrated drawings by John Groth. A collection of poems, each relating an event in the history of conflict between the Indians and the Army in the West. Begins with the Trail of Tears in 1838 and ends with Wounded Knee in 1890. Laid-in is a newspaper article dated Friday, December 5, 1975, from the Daily Texan about the author and this title. Book design by William D. Wittliff. Fine copy in the transparent dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 49458