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1001.    SCHWETTMANN, Martin W. Santa Rita... The University of Texas Oil Discovery. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1958. xix [3] 43 [3] pp., frontispiece and illustrations by Tom Lea. 8vo, original mustard pictorial cloth. Very fine.

    Reprint edition. TC 1471.     $20

 

1002.    REAGAN COUNTY HISTORICAL SURVEY COMMITTEE. The Reagan County Story: A History of Reagan County, Texas. Seagraves: Pioneer Book, 1974. xii, 276 pp., text and photographic illustrations. 4to, original green cloth decorated in gilt. Other than shelf wear to binding and minor foxing, a fine copy.

    First edition. TC 1470. TLH, p. 63.     $45

 

Red River County

1003.    CLARK, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937. xix [1, blank], 259 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, 14 plates, map. Small 8vo, original maroon cloth stamped in white. Other than light foxing, a fine copy in a pictorial d.j.

    First edition. CBC 3824. TC 1474.     $225

Item 1003
Item 1003

1004.    CLARK, Pat B. North Texas 100 Years Ago. Austin: Family of Simeon E. Clark, 1947. [2] 52 pp. 8vo, original grey wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Light wear to fore-edges, insect damage to one page (not affecting text), else very good.

    Cf. CBC 3825.     $35

 

1005.    [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Red River Co. Texas. [below title] I, W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office do certify that this Map of the Red River County is a true and correct copy of the Map now in use in this Office, compiled from official data. [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh. [bottom left above neat line] Lithographed by August Gast & CoS New Process St. Louis [center above neat line] Copyright 1879. W.C. Walsh Commissioner of the General Land Office of the State of Texas. St. Louis: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map, mounted on poster board. Stained and sunned.     $400

 

Refugio County

1006.    HUSON, Hobart. District Judges of Refugio County. Refugio: Timely Remarks, 1941. [2] 115 [1] pp. Small 8vo, original maroon gilt-lettered cloth. Shelf wear to binding, endpapers foxed, else fine. Inscribed on front free endpaper to J. Frank Dobie from the author.

    First edition, limited edition (“for subscribers to Judges’ Portrait Fund”). CBC 3847.     $150

 

1007.    HUSON, Hobart. El Copano: The Ancient Port of Bexar and La Bahia. Refugio: Timely Remarks, 1935. [6] 64 pp., photographic and text illustrations, maps. 8vo, original olive printed wrappers, stapled. Fine.

    First edition. CBC 3848.     $250

Item 1007
Item 1007

1008.    HUSON, Hobart. The Refugio Colony and Texas Independence, On the Occasion of The Refugio County Centennial Celebration at Refugio, Texas, October Twenty-First, Nineteen Hundred and Thirty Six [self-wrapper title]. Refugio: Timely Remarks, 1936. 8 pp. 8vo, printed self-wrappers, stapled. Chipped and foxed, else very good. Signed by author.

    First edition. CBC 3849.     $40

 

1009.    HUSON, Hobart. Souvenir Program: Refugio County Centennial Celebration [self-wrapper title]. Refugio: Timely Remarks, 1936. 1-18 [4] 19-36 pp., advertisements. 8vo, printed self-wrappers, stapled. Other than light foxing and water-staining, a very good copy. Inscribed by author to J. Frank Dobie.

    Cf. CBC 3861. TC 1491.     $65

 

1010.    HUSON, Hobart. Souvenir Program: Refugio County Centennial Celebration [self-wrapper title]. Another copy, unsigned.  Wraps with light foxing, chip to lower wrap, top corner a bit bent, otherwise very good.   $50

 

1011.    HUSON, Hobart. Souvenir Program: Refugio County Commemoration of Centennial of Statehood of Texas [self-wrapper title]. Refugio: Timely Remarks, 1946. 1-18 [4] 19-36 pp., advertisements. 8vo, printed self-wrappers, stapled. Other than light foxing and water-staining, a fine copy. Inscribed by author to J. Frank Dobie.

    Not in CBC.     $65

 

1012.    KELLEY. E.L. (Scrub). Ever Since I Remember.... Refugio Recollections. Refugio: Refugio Publishing, 1971. [4] 86 [2] pp., text illustrations by Martha Lamson. 8mo, original olive printed wrappers, stapled. Other than slight tear to head of wrapper, a fine copy. Signed by author.

    First edition.     $55

 

1013.    MITCHELL, Mary Agnes. The First Flag of Texas Independence. Refugio, 1937. 23 [6, facsimiles] pp., text illustrations. 8vo, original cream printed wrappers, stapled. Fine.

    Not in CBC.     $40

 

1014.    OBERSTE, William H. History of the Refugio Mission. Refugio: Timely Remarks, 1942. 411 [1, blank] pp., text illustrations, 1 plate (included in pagination). 8vo, original blind-stamped brown cloth. Spine bumped, endpapers and fore-edges foxed, else fine.

    First edition. CBC 3856.     $375

Item 1014
Item 1014

1015.    REFUGIO TIMELY REMARKS. Centennial Edition: One Hundred Years of Progress [self-wrapper title]. Refugio: Timely Remarks, 1934. 72 pp., text and photographic illustrations, advertisements. Folio, original printed self-wrappers, stapled. Other than minor chipping and small tears to wrappers, a fine copy.

    TC 1490.     $95

 

Robertson County

1016.    BAKER, J.W. A History of Robertson County, Texas. Waco: Texian Press, 1979. vii [1, blank], 571 [1, blank] pp., photographic and text illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth. Other than minor foxing, a fine copy in a lightly chipped photographic d.j.

    Third edition. TC 1495 (second edition). TLH, p.64.     $50

 

1017.    CLARK, Charles T., L.L. Schkade & Robert H. Ryan. Hearne, Texas: An Economy at the Crossroads. Austin: Bureau of Business Research, University of Texas, 1963. [2] 105 folios, text illustrations. 4to, original printed wrappers, blue cloth back strip, stapled. Minor foxing to wrappers, else fine.     $25

 

1018.    GALLOWAY, Mary Katherine Thompson, Mary Kathryn Spiller Briggs, & Marjorie De Maret Hicks. The Irish of Staggers Point, Robertson County, Texas. N.p., n.d. [2] 42 [1, map] pp. 4to, original off-white printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers worn and foxed, else very good. With Staggers Point Historical Marker pamphlet laid-in.     $25

 

1019.    PARKER, Richard Denny. Historical Recollections of Robertson County, Texas. Salado: Anson Jones Press, 1955. [16] 254 pp., folding map with photographic illustrations, illustrated endpapers. 8vo, original grey cloth. Other than minor rubbing to spine, a fine copy.

    First edition, limited edition (1,000 copies). CBC 3882. TC 1496.     $45

 

1020.    Texas Historical Records Survey. Inventory of the County Archives of Texas. No. 198. Robertson County (Franklin). Robertson County: Texas Historical Records Survey, 1941. [12] 105 pp., map of Robertson and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Light wear to fore-edges. Fine.

    CBC 3876.     $15

 

1021.    TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases of Texas. No 198. Robertson County, April 30, 1838-September 1, 1939. San Antonio: State-wide Records Indexing and Inventory Program, 1941. viii, 83 [1, blank] pp., map of Robertson and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Wrappers slightly smudged and faded, else fine.

    CBC 3875. TC 1500.     $15

 

Rockwall County

1022.    [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Rockwall Co. [below title] I, W.C. Walsh Commissioner of the General Land Office of the State of Texas, certify this to be a true and correct copy of the map now in use in this Office and compiled from Official data. Austin September 1880. [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh [lower center above neat line] Copyright 1880. W.C. Walsh Commissioner of the General Land Office of the State of Texas [lower right above neat line] Lithographed By A. Gast & Co’s New Process St. Louis. St. Louis: Gast, 1880. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, neat line to neat line: 49.8 x 41.2 cm; overall sheet size: 55.8 x 46 cm. Map surface stained from adhesive used in mounting to poster board, a little insect damage to blank margins of map sheet.     $400

 

1023.    Texas Historical Records Survey. Inventory of the County Archives of Texas. No. 199. Rockwall County (Rockwall). San Antonio: Texas Historical Records Survey, 1940. [6] 73 pp., map of Rockwall and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Light wear to fore-edges. Fine.

    CBC 3893.     $15

 

Runnels County

1024.    BALLINGER BICENTENNIAL COMMISSION. Runnels County Pioneers. Abilene: R & R Reproduction, 1975. 206 pp., photographic illustrations. 4to, original olive cloth stamped in black. Fine.

    First edition.     $85

 

1025.    [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Map of Runnels Co. [lower left] Copyright 1879 Wm C Walsh, Commr Genl Land State of Texas [lower right] I Wm.C. Walsh, Commissioner of Genl Land Office certify the above to be a true and correct copy of the map of Runnels County compiled from official data and now in use in this office. Austin Aug 19th 1879 W.C. Walsh [facsimile signature] [lower center] Lithographed by August Gast & Cos New Process, St. Louis. St. Louis: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, overall sheet size: 62 x 46.4 cm. Two small tears to left blank margin (repaired with cellotape to poster board, contacting map sheet at one point), lower left blank corner creased, a few tiny chips and areas of insect damage, staining from adhesive used in mounting, notations to map in ink and pencil.     $350

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