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1026.    POE, Charlise. Runnels Is My County. San Antonio: Naylor, 1970. xvi, 266 pp., 36 photographic plates, illustrated endpapers. 8vo, original tan cloth. Endpapers and fore-edges lightly foxed, else fine in a chipped and price-clipped pictorial d.j.

    First edition. TC 1510. TLH, p.65.     $50

 

1027.    TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases of Texas. No. 200. Runnels County, November 30, 1880-January 16, 1939. San Antonio: State-wide Records Project, 1940. [6] 34 pp., map of Runnels and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Light wear to fore-edges. Fine.

    CBC 3907. TC 1509.     $15

 

Rusk County

1028.    FARMER, Garland R. The Realm of Rusk County. Henderson: Henderson Times, 1951. ix [1, blank], 223 [1, blank] pp., 10 photographic plates. 8vo, original green cloth. Fine.

    First edition. CBC 3917. TC 1519.     $45

 

1029.    GILLISPIE, Ora (ed.). Overton, Texas: Centennial Historical Book. Overton: Overton Centennial Corporation, 1973. 152 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original light green cloth. Binding shelf-slanted and lightly worn, else very good.

    TC 1517.     $35

 

1030.    TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases of Texas. No. 201, Rusk County. June 18, 1843-December 29, 1939. San Antonio: State-wide Records Project, 1942. v [1, blank], 90 pp., map of Rusk and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Light wear to fore-edges. Fine.

    CBC 3932. TC 1520.     $15

 

1031.    WINFREY, Dorman H. A History of Rusk County, Texas. Waco: Texian Press, 1961. xiii [1, blank], 179 pp., numerous plates including maps. 8vo, original tan pictorial cloth. Fine in d.j.

    First edition. CBC 3941. TC 1514.     $45

 

Sabine County

1032.    GOMER, Robert Austin. Memories of Sabine County Texas. Center: J.B Sanders, 1967. [16] 121 pp., maps. 8vo, original light green wrappers, dark green back strip. Back strip chipped on spine, wrappers faded. Very good.

    First edition.     $35

 

1033.    HISTORICAL RECORDS SURVEY. Inventory of the County Archives of Texas. No. 202. Sabine County (Hemphill). San Antonio: Historical Records Survey, 1939. [4] pp., 217 folios, map of Sabine and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, brown cloth back strip. Light wear and foxing to fore-edges. Very good.

    CBC 3946.     $15

 

1034.    MACINTOSH, P.J.R. “The Sabine District: How Enterprise and Development Have Transformed the Upper Coast Region of Texas,” in Bunker’s Monthly: The Magazine of Texas 2:2 (August 1928). Pp. 214-238. 8vo, original cream printed wrappers. Near fine.     $40

 

San Augustine County

1035.    CHABOT, Frederick C. McFarland Journal. San Antonio: Yanaguana Society, 1942. xliii, 94 pp., photographic illustration. 8vo, original green wrappers. Other than mild shelf wear to wrappers, a near fine copy.

    Not in CBC. BTB 222:VII.     $135

Item 1035
Item 1035

1036.    CROCKET, G.L. Two Centuries in East Texas: A History of San Augustine County And Surrounding Territory From 1865 to the Present Time.  Dallas: Southwest Press, 1932. xi [1, blank], 372 pp. 8vo, original brown cloth. Light staining to boards, light browning to text, else very good. Signed by author.

    First edition. CBC 3953. Guns 514: “Very scarce.  This book contains a history of the feud between the Moderators and the Regulators and the rampant lawlessness of that time.” Howes C895. Rader 982. TC 1548.     $275

 

1037.    CROCKET, G.L. Two Centuries in East Texas: A History of San Augustine County And Surrounding Territory From 1865 to the Present Time.  Dallas: Southwest Press, 1932. xi [1, blank], 372 pp. Another copy, unsigned. 8vo, original red cloth. Minor shelf wear, endpapers browned, else very good in sunned, chipped, and insect-damaged d.j.     $250

 

1038.    CROCKET, G.L. Two Centuries in East Texas: A History of San Augustine County And Surrounding Territory From 1865 to the Present Time. San Augustine: Christ Church, 1962. xi [1, blank], 372 pp. 8vo, original buff cloth. Fine in lightly chipped d.j.

    Facsimile of 1932 edition. CBC 3953 (original edition).     $45

 

1039.    CROCKET, George L. A Historical Sketch. N.p., n.d. [2] 11 leaves. 4to, original lavender wrappers, spiral bound. Good.

    Not in CBC.     $15

 

1040.    60 Years of Community Service...From Horse and Buggy to Jet Age, the First National Bank of San Augustine. [San Augustine, 1962]. [20] pp., text and photographic illustrations. Oblong 8vo, original white and green printed wrappers, stapled. Near fine.

    CBC 3966.     $15

 

San Patricio County

1041.    HEBERT, Rachel Bluntzer. Shadow on the Nueces. Atlanta: Banner Press, 1942. 91 [1, blank] pp., map. 8vo, original green cloth. Endpapers and text browned, else very good in rubbed and chipped pictorial d.j. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper.

    First edition.     $50

 

1042.    MARTIN & MARTIN (comp.). Early History of San Patricio County [wrapper title]. Sinton: San Patricio County News, 1934. [10] pp. 4to, original yellow wrappers with photographic illustrations. Wrappers lightly worn, else very good.

    First edition. CBC 3982.     $75

 

1043.    MATHIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Lake Mathis and State Park. Mathis Chamber of Commerce, n.d. (ca. 1960). Folding double-sided pamphlet with rudimentary map on one side. Overall: 23.2 x 40.5 cm; folded: 23.2 x 10.2 cm. Photographic and text illustrations. Light wear. Very good.     $10

 

San Saba County

1044.    GRAY, Frank S. The Gray School and the Cherokee College at Cherokee, San Saba County, Texas. Bandera: Hunter Publishing, 1950. [16] pp., photographic illustrations. Small 4to, original brown wrappers, stapled. Wrappers browned, mildly stained and foxed with insect damage to title page. Good. Signed by author on upper wrapper and title page

    First edition. CBC 4022.     $45

 

1045.    [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. San Saba Co. [below title and scale] I, W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office, do hereby certify that this Map is a true and correct copy of the Original now in use in this Office compiled from Official data. [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh Commissioner. | Copyright 1879, W.C. Walsh Commissioner of the General Land Office of the State of Texas. | Lithographed by August Gast & Cos New Process. St. Louis. St. Louis: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, neat line to neat line: 48.3 x 54.1 cm; overall sheet size: 52.6 x 58.4 cm. Light, scattered insect damage (mostly confined to blank margins), a few scattered spots and fox-marks, notations to map in ink.     $450

 

1046.    SLOAN, Jym A. Old Timers of Wallace Creek. San Saba: San Saba News, 1958. [6] 155 [1] pp., photographic illustrations, title-page illustration. 8vo, original yellow printed wrappers. Light browning of wrappers and fore-edges, else fine.

    First edition. Not in CBC. TC 1558.     $45

 

1047.    TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases Filed in Texas. No. 206. San Saba County, January 30, 1866–June 28, 1939. [San Antonio]: Texas State-wide Records Project, 1940. [4] pp., 22 folios, map of San Saba and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers. Very good.

    CBC 4010. TC 1559.     $15

 

Schleicher County

1048.    EDWARDS PLATEAU HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. The Edwards Plateau Historian. Volume I, 1965. Menard: Edwards Plateau Historical Association, 1965. [4] 16 pp., illustrations and map on inside lower wrap. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers, stapled. Fine.

    Not in CBC.     $15

 

1049.    HOLT, R.D. (ed.). Schleicher County or Eighty Years of Development In Southwest Texas. Eldorado: Eldorado Success, 1930. iv, 110 pp., 10 plates. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers. Shelf-worn. Very good.

    First edition. CBC 4023. Herd 1058: “A crudely printed little county history, now becoming scarce...” TC 1563. TLH, p.67.     $70

Item 1049
Item 1049

1050.    SCHLEICHER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. A History of Schleicher County. San Angelo: Anchor Publishing, 1979. 643 [1, blank] pp., numerous photographic illustrations, photographic endpapers. 4to, original ochre pictorial cloth. Minor shelf wear, else very good.

    First edition. TC 1562. TLH, p.67.     $65

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