1st edition/1st printing. FN/VG+. 4-1/2 centuries of Texas history. Clean, straight and tight book with minor spine end wear and lower page edges very slightly soiled. The VG+ clean and crisp dustjacket has light edgewear, a few very small edge chips/tears, and a couple of tiny rubbed spots. It is price-intact. Book has Random House's 'printers mark' (5/16"circle lower rear binding panel; not a book club edition). Medium Blue cloth binding with largish 'star' outline just below middle front panel, spine: title (dark blue lines above and below title; upper fancy), author name under, Random House & logo about 2/3rds of way down spine; all lettering/logos (other than 2 dark blue lines) is copper-colored gilt.