Dallas: Hargreaves Printing Co., 1908.
First Edition. 249 pp, in original red pictorial boards. Rubbing to corners and spine ends, one small spot on front board, ownership signature dated 1905 on front free endpaper. Binding has some play, but is sound overall. Very good. According to the introduction, Hilory Bedford settled on the Texas frontier in 1850, and the incidents described here are based on "his own personal knowledge and experience of many of its thrilling scenes and his intimate acquaintance with other frontiersmen who have, in various parts of the border, encountered the hardships, privations, and dangers of frontier life." The book includes detailed (and often lurid) accounts of numerous Indian captivities, scalpings, raids, etc. Graff 227, Howes B-303.