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Texas County and Local History
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1151. SIMMONS, George Finlay. Birds of the Austin Region. Austin: University of Texas, 1925.  xlii  387 [1, blank] pp., text illustrations. 8vo, original rust cloth. Boards rubbed, hinge loose, endpapers foxed, else very good. Ownership signature, “W.P. Webb”, on front free endpaper.
CBC 4460. $115
1152. SMITH, Henry Nash. The Controversy at the University of Texas, 1939-1945: A Documentary History. Austin: University of Texas Student Committee for Academic Freedom, 1945. 34 pp. 8vo, off-white printed self-wrappers. Gentle wear and light foxing, else very good.
First edition. $30
1153. SMITH, Henry Nash, Horace Busby & Rex D. Hopper. The Controversy at the University of Texas, 1939-1946: A Documentary History. Austin: University of Texas Student Committee for Academic Freedom, 1946. 34 pp. 8vo, off-white printed self-wrappers. Gentle wear and light foxing, else very good.
Third edition. $30
1154. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY. Telephone Directory. Austin, Texas. Austin, 1926. 80 [4, ads] 1-12 pp., advertisements. 8vo, original beige printed wrappers, stapled. Staples rusted, wrappers well worn with multiple hand-written marks, lower front corner heavily bumped, else good. $45
1155. ST. MARY’S CATHEDRAL. One Hundred Years [wrapper title]. Austin: Best Printing, n.d.  pp., photographic illustrations, some with glassine tissue guards. 4to, original blue velvet wrappers. Very good. $35
1156. SUMNER, Jane (comp.). Some Early Travis County, Texas Records. Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1979.  160 [29, index] pp. 8vo, original green gilt-lettered cloth. Other than minor shelf wear, a fine copy. $25
1157. TAYLOR, Thomas U. The Austin Dam. Washington: GPO, 1900. 52 pp., 16 plates (mostly photographic), text illustrations. 8vo, three-quarter maroon leather over red boards. Corners bumped and rubbed, text browned, else very good.
Not in CBC. $75
1158. TEMPLEMAN & REISSIG. Austin, Texas: The City of the Violet Crown. Austin: E.L. Steck, n.d.  pp., numerous photographic illustrations. Tall 8vo, original off-white wrappers with tipped-on photograph, string tie. Wrappers chipped and torn, text foxed. “Gammel’s” sticker on title page. Very good. $135
1159. The Daily Texan 31:163. Austin: University of Texas, April 11, 1930. Folio, seven sections. Heavily chipped and very brittle. Fair. $10
1160. TRAVIS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION. One Hundredth Anniversary of the District Courts of Travis County, Texas. N.p., 1940.  pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original cream wrappers with photographic illustrations, stapled. Fine. $25
1161. WRITER’S PROGRAM OF THE WORKS PROJECT ADMINISTRATION IN THE STATE OF TEXAS (comp.). St. David’s Through the Years. Austin: St. David’s Episcopal Church, 1942. 94 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original red cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Shelf-worn, foxing to endpapers and title page, occasional spotting, else very good.
CBC 4457. TC 1738. $25
1162. ZONING COMMISSION, CITY OF AUSTIN. Zoning Ordinance of the City of Austin, Texas. N.p., 1931.  46  a-g pp., errata slips attached throughout. 8vo, original brown printed wrappers. Shelf-worn, ink signature on upper wrapper, text browned, else very good. $25
1163. BOWLES, Flora G. A History of Trinity County Texas: 1827 to 1928. Groveton: Groveton Independent School, 1966. 152 pp., frontispiece portrait (included in pagination), photographic illustrations, folding panoramic photograph of Trinity County Lumber Company staff. 8vo, original green pictorial cloth. Spine rubbed, some foxing to cloth, endpapers foxed, page 123 set upside down, else good.
First edition. Cf. CBC 4481 refers to master’s thesis by the same author, also titled A History of Trinity County, published in 1928. TC 1760. $55
1164. TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases of Texas. No. 2285. Trinity County, Dec. 12, 1872-Dec. 13, 1939. San Antonio: State-wide Records Project, 1941.  pp., 23 folios, map of Trinity and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Wrappers slightly smudged and faded, else fine.
CBC 4486. TC 1762. $15
1165. ALAN SHIVERS MUSEUM. The Alan Shivers Museum, Woodville, Texas. N.p., n.d. Folding pamphlet. Overall size: 21.3 x 27.8 cm; folded: 21.3 x 9.3 cm., photographic illustrations, map. Very good. $5
1166. CALLAN, Austin. Reunion of the Crow School Held at Peach Tree Village, July 12th and 13th, 1929 [wrapper title]. N.p., 1929. 128 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original brown printed wrappers. Wrapper lightly worn overall and chipped at spine tail, else very good. $75
1167. TYLER COUNTY DOGWOOD FESTIVAL. It’s Dogwood Time in Tyler County. N.p., 1961.  pp., photographic illustrations, numerous advertisements. 8vo, original green printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers gently worn with label “Tyler County” affixed, text browned and lightly foxed, else good. $25
1168. BAIRD, G.H. A Brief History of Upshur County. [Gilmer]: Gilmer Mirror, 1946. 76 pp. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers sunned and lightly foxed, else near fine.
First edition. CBC 4495. TC 1768. $45
1169. LOYD, Doyal T. A History of Upshur County, Texas. Gilmer: Gilmer Mirror, 1966. xiii, 136 pp., map, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Fine in sunned and lightly chipped pictorial d.j.
First edition. TC 1770. $50
1170. EAGLETON, N. Ethie. On The Last Frontier: A History of Upton County, Texas. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1971. xiv, 125 [1, blank] pp., 24 photographic plates. 8vo, original green cloth. Very fine in fine pictorial d.j.
First edition. TC 1773. $50
1171. HENDERSON, Jeff (comp.). The Treasure Legends of Castle Gap [wrapper title]. Alpine: Mayo Cleveland, 1965.  1-37 [1, blank], 38-39  pp., photographic and text illustrations. 12mo, original gloss white wrappers, stapled. Fine. Signed by compiler.
First edition. $25
1172. BATES, Irene Hart. A History of Sabinal Christian College. N.p., n.d. 103  pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original light blue wrappers. Wrappers foxed, else very good.
Cf. CBC 4508 (Master thesis). TC 1778. $15
1173. EL PROGRESO CLUB (publisher). A Proud Heritage: A History of Uvalde County, Texas. Uvalde: El Progreso Club, 1975. 496 pp., photographic illustrations. 4to, original maroon cloth. Fine.
TC 1782. $125
1174. FENLEY, Florence. Oldtimers: Their Own Stories. Uvalde: Hornby Press, 1939.  254 pp., frontispiece map, text and photographic illustrations. 8vo, original red cloth. Other than minor shelf wear, a near fine copy in pictorial d.j. Inscription to Dudley Dobie from the author on front free endpaper.
First edition. CBC 4516 (revised edition only). Herd 799: “Scarce.” $125
1175. FENLEY, Florence. Oldtimers: Their Own Stories. Uvalde: Hornby Press, 1939. Another copy, variant binding. 8vo, original tan cloth. Light foxing to fore-edges, else near fine in foxed and lightly chipped d.j. $110
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