First edition. 8vo. Inscribed and dated on the front fly leaf by Lel Purcell Hawkins in 1978, and signed by Mabelle Umland Purcell and Stuart M. Purcell, authors of the book. Lel Purcell Hawkins published this book. Dark blue cloth, titles and decoration in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, xii, 241 pp., acknowledgments, foreword, introduction, illustrated mostly from photographs, portraits. A collection of 78 articles and over 100 illustrations dealing with various Texas men and women. Throughout the book are several inked notations by Lel Purcell Hawkins and the last two blank pages are personal reminiscences by her. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with a small chip at the head of spine and minor edgewear.
Inventory Number: 44446