The history of Texas is laid out through the lives and fortunes of four great Texan families: one Scots-Irish, one German, one Spanish, one Mexican. The result is 400 years of brawling, boisterous history, of families rising up from the dust, of fortunes made and lost.The history of Texas is laid out through the lives and fortunes of four great Texan families: one Scots-Irish, one German, one Spanish, one Mexican. The result is 400 years of brawling, boisterous history, of families rising up from the dust, of fortunes made and lost.Read Less
Fair. Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing or highlighting. Quick response.
Very Good. First edition, 1985. Minor shelf wear, edges of dust jacket are slightly worn, 1/8" tear on bottom edge of dust jacket (spine). Not price-clipped. No writing or markings. Perfectly readable and intact. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back First Printing of this magnificent Michener historical novel of Texas. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. Not price-clipped. 1096 pages. Prev owner name on half-title page. Clean, tight, unmarked, untorn. Heavy, solid volume. The major events of Texas history form the basic framework of the story: independence from Mexico (1836); the battles of The Alamo, Goliad, and San Jacinto; statehood (1846) and the subsequent Mexican War; the War between the States and its consequences; and final victory over the Comanche near the end of the 19th century. Heavy volume--extra postage required for priority and international shipping.
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