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Texas County and Local History
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1101. [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Throckmorton County, General Land Office, March, 1880. [below title, left of ornamental star] Copyright 1879, W.C. Walsh Commission of the General Land Office of the State of Texas [below title, right of ornamental star] 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. Marsh Commissioner. [bottom right above neat line] 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: 58.8 x 46.4 cm; overall sheet size: 67.6 x 52.3 cm. Insect damage and scuffing to margins. $400
1102. [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Titus County. [lower left above neat line] Lithographed By A. Gast & Co’s New Process St. Louis. [lower center above neat line] I, Wm. C Walsh Commissioner of General Land Office 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 Oct 1880 [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh [lower right above neat line] Copyright 1880. Wm. C Walsh Commr Genl Land Office State of Texas. St. Louis: Gast, 1880. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, neat line to neat line: 55.2 x 34.4 cm; overall sheet size: 61.6 x 43.2 cm. Surface of map stained from adhesive used in mounting. $400
1103. RUSSELL, Traylor. History of Titus County, Texas. Waco: W.M. Morrison, 1965.  286 +  256 pp., photographic illustrations, endpaper maps. 2 vols, 8vo, original red cloth. Both volumes lightly shelf-worn, else fine.
First edition, limited edition (400 copies). CBC 4301a. TC 1643. $135
1104. TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases of Texas. No. 225. Titus County, September 18, 1893-December 15, 1938. San Antonio: State-wide Records Indexing and Inventory Program, 1942.  pp., 32 folios, map of Titus and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Wrappers slightly smudged and faded, else fine.
CBC 4296. TC 1645. $15
Tom Green County
1105. FAULK, Odie B. “General Tom Green: A Fightin’ Texas” in San Angelo Standard-Times (Sunday, December 30, 1962). 23 pp., photographic illustrations, advertisements. Folio, unbound. Near fine.
Special section of newspaper. $15
1106. HARDEMAN, Dorsey B. Dedication of Monument to General Tom Green, Courthouse Lawn-San Angelo, November 2, 1963. San Angelo: W.E. Blanton, 1963.  10 pp., illustration of Tom Green. 8vo, original tan wrappers. Wrappers stained, else fine. $20
1107. GREGORY, J. N. Fort Concho: Its Why and Wherefore. San Angelo: Newsfoto Publishing, 1962. 39 [1, blank] pp., map, illustrations, 2 folding maps in pocket attached to lower wrapper. 8vo, original brown pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light wear to wrappers, else fine.
Second printing. CBC 4309. TC 1649. TLH, p.72. $10
1108. HALEY, J. Evetts. Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier. San Angelo: [Carl Hertzog for the] San Angelo Standard-Times, 1952.  352 pp., map, text illustrations, pictorial endpapers. 8vo, original rust cloth. Light wear, else fine in chipped and rubbed pictorial d.j. In slipcase, with special bookmark laid in. Signed by author.
First edition, limited edition (#75 of 185 copies of the “San Angelo Edition.”). BTB 83A: “This is one of the best books about any of the vital string of federal forts established in West Texas to tame the frontier.” CBC 4310. Lowman 79. $425
1109. HALEY, J. Evetts. Fort Concho and the Texas Frontier. San Angelo: [Carl Hertzog for the] San Angelo Standard-Times, 1952.  352 pp., map, text illustrations, pictorial endpapers. 8vo, original rust cloth. Light wear, else fine in chipped and rubbed pictorial d.j.
First edition. $125
1110. THORNE, Ruth. San Angelo Marches On. N.p., 1940. 108 pp, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original dark green limp cloth. Cloth rubbed and discolored, endpapers foxed and starting to detach from binding, else good.
First edition. CBC 4331. $40
1111. Visit Old Fort Concho and the Museum [wrapper title]. San Angelo, n.d.  pp., photographic illustration, map. 16mo, original white and grey pictorial wrappers, stapled. Very good. $5
1112. We Believe in San Angelo: Health, Recreation, Opportunity [wrapper title]. San Angelo: San Angelo News, 1936.  pp., text and photographic illustrations, advertisements. 4to, original white and black wrappers, stapled. Wrapper and text creased and insect-damaged, else good.
Not in CBC. $15
1113. ADAIR, A. Garland. Austin: It’s Place Under Texas Skies. Austin: [Von Boeckmann-Jones for] Texas Information Service, 1946. 160 pp., photographic illustrations, advertisements. 8vo, original orange wrappers with photographic illustration, stapled. Spine tail torn, wrappers stained, text lightly browned, else good. Ink notation on title page: “No. 3–AGA”.
CBC 4335 $20
1114. ADAIR, A. Garland. Austin: It’s Place Under Texas Skies. Austin: [Von Boeckmann-Jones for] Texas Information Service, 1946. Another copy, variant wrapper. 8vo, original burnt orange wrappers with photographic illustration, stapled. Wrappers shelf worn, text foxed, else good.
CBC 4335. $20
1115. ADAIR, A. Garland & E.H. Perry. Austin and Commodore Perry. Austin: [The Steck Co. for] Texas Heritage Foundation, Inc., 1956. xiv, 234 [6, index] pp., 29 photographic leaves (not in pagination). 8vo, original orange cloth. Minor shelf wear, light stains to endpapers, else fine in a chipped and rubbed d.j.
First edition. CBC 4334. $20
1116. ADAIR, A. Garland. Texas Pictorial Handbook. Austin: Texas Heritage Foundation, 1957. 77-140 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original beige wrappers with photographic illustration. Wrappers foxed, library stamp on upper wrap, else very good.
Souvenir publication featuring the history of the Texas State Cemetery in Austin, written by Elisabet Ney. $25
1117. AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK. The American National Bank, Austin, Texas. Chicago: Charles A. Lawes, n.d (ca. 1910).  pp., 16 tipped-on photographic illustrations with glassine tissue guards. Small 4to, original tan pictorial wrappers, olive cord tie. Wrappers stained, internally near fine.
Not in CBC. $100
1118. ANDREWS, Fanny M. Miss Fanny. Austin: Walter E. Long, 1964. 28pp., portrait of Fanny Andrews, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original off-white printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly browned at spine, uncut, internally fine. Signed by publisher.
Not in CBC. $40
1119. AUSTIN BOARD OF TRADE (comp.). The Industrial Advantages of Austin, Texas, or Austin Up to Date. Austin: Akehurst, 1894. 91  pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers, stapled. Upper wrapper stained, chipped and detached, fore-edges stained, text lightly browned. Good.
CBC 4409 $75
1120. AUSTIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Austin in a Nutshell. Austin, 1942. 16 pp., map, text and photographic illustrations, charts. 8vo, original brown pictorial self-wrappers, stapled. Staples rusted, wrappers lightly creased, text browned, else very good.
CBC 4350. $30
1121. AUSTIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Progressive Austin. Austin: Baldwin & Sons, n.d.  pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original blue gilt-stamped wrappers. Wrappers scuffed and worn, text brown with occasional staining, good. $50
1122. AUSTIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Your Capitol City: Opening The Second Century. Austin, 1939. Gate-fold pamphlet. Overall size: 21.8 x 28 cm; folded: 21.8 x 14. Printed stiff brown paper. Corners bumped, else fine. $25
1123. AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY COLLECTION, AUSTIN PUBLIC LIBRARY. Austin & Travis County: A Pictorial History, 1839-1939. Austin: [The Encino Press for] Friends of the Austin Public Library, 1975.  160 pp., photographic illustrations. Oblong 4to, original brown cloth. Fine in shelf-worn pictorial d.j.
First edition. TC 1677. TLH, p.73. $25
1124. BARKLEY, Mary Starr. History of Travis County and Austin, 1839-1899. Waco: Texian Press, 1963. vii [1, blank], 388 pp., 20 photographic plates. 8vo, original blue cloth. Cloth rubbed, fore-edge foxed, else very good.
First edition. CBC 4361 (mistakenly dated 1964). Guns 139. TC 1711. $65
1125. BROOKS, Mrs. V.L., Augusta Anderson & Dr. Frederick Eby. The First Baptist Church of Austin, Texas, 1847-1947. Organized July 1847, Robert Hay Taliaferro, Pastor. N.p., 1947. 76 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original brown gilt stiff wrappers, stapled. Wraps lightly worn, gilt dull, slight insect damage to one corner (not affecting text), text with light uniform age-toning, otherwise good. $25
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