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1176.    JAMES, Marquis. Mr. Garner of Texas. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1939. 158 pp., frontispiece portrait of John Nance Garner, 9 photographic plates. 8vo, original red cloth stamped in gilt. Corners and head of spine slightly bumped, upper edge foxed, previous owner’s name erased, but evident on end paper, else very good.

    First edition. Not in CBC.     $10

 

1177.    MOORE, Ike. The Life and Diary of Reading W. Black: A History of Early Uvalde. Uvalde: El Progreso Club, 1934. vi [2, blank], 93 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece portrait of Reading W. Black, photographic plate, map, text illustration. 8vo, original green wrappers, stapled. Tail of spine bumped, upper wrapper slightly spotted, else fine.

    First edition. CBC 4523.     $75

 

1178.    MOORE, Ike. The Life and Diary Reading W. Black: A History of Early Uvalde. N.p., n.d. vi, 93 [2] pp., photographic plate, photocopy of original map included. 8vo, original light green wrappers. Wrappers lightly spotted, else fine.

    Reprint edition. Cf. CBC 4523. TC 1779.     $50

 

1179.    NELSON, George S. Preliminary Archaeological Survey and Testing of Fort Inge, Texas. Uvalde County Historical Commission, 1981. [3] viii, 115 [1] pp., maps, photographic and text illustrations. 4to, original off-white printer wrappers, stapled. Wrappers shelf-worn and lightly stained, else very good.     $60

 

1180.    SCHUTZE, Albert (comp.). County Directory of Uvalde County, 1926-1927. LaCoste: Ledger Print, 1926. 44 pp. 8vo, original yellow printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers foxed and worn, staples rusted, text browned, else good.     $45

 

1181.    Texas Historical Records Survey. Inventory of the County Archives of Texas. No. 232. Uvalde County (Uvalde). [San Antonio]: Texas Historical Records Survey, 1941. [10] 143 [1, blank] pp., map of Uvalde and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Light wear, staining, and discoloration to wrappers. Very good.

    CBC 4520.     $15

 

1182.    UVALDE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Uvalde Texas: The Sweetest Place On Earth to Live. Uvalde: Uvalde Chamber of Commerce, n.d. (ca. 1956). [20] pp., text and photographic illustrations. 4to, original glossy white printed self-wrappers, stapled. Upper wrapper detached at spine tail for 4cm, text lightly foxed and browned, else good.     $20

 

1183.    UVALDE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Uvalde: The Unique. Uvalde: Uvalde Chamber of Commerce, n.d. (ca. 1939). 29 [3, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 16mo, original tan wrappers with photographic illustration, stapled. Near fine.     $25

 

Val Verde County

1184.    BARNES, Grace & Beth Gault. So This Is Langtry. Boerne: Toepperwein Publishing, 1946. 32 pp., text and photographic illustrations. 8vo, original green pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light shelf wear, else near fine. Signed by authors.

    CBC 4543. TC 1789.     $25

 

1185.    BARNES, Grace & Beth Gault. So This Is Langtry. Boerne: Toepperwein Publishing, 1946. Another copy, unsigned. Near fine.     $20

 

1186.    JONES, Rosemary Whitehead (ed.). La Hacienda. Del Rio: [Printed by University of Oklahoma Press for] Whitehead Memorial Museum; Val Verde County Historical Commission, 1976. xix [3] 556 [4, ads], photographic and text illustrations, facsimiles. 4to, original white illustrated wrappers. Edges spotted, else very good. Signed by editor on title page.     $85

 

1187.    LLOYD, Everett. Law West of the Pecos: The Story of Roy Bean. San Antonio: Naylor, 1936. vi [2, blank], 88 pp., frontispiece portrait of Judge Roy Bean, 7 photographic plates, photographic illustration. 8vo, original green pictorial cloth. Other than minor discoloration to endpapers, a fine copy in a lightly sunned d.j.

    First edition, fifth printing. Rader 2241.     $35

 

1188.    PEARCE, J.E. & A.T. Jackson. A Prehistoric Rock Shelter in Val Verde County, Texas. Austin: University of Texas, 1933. 143 [1, blank] pp., photographic and text illustrations, map, charts. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers. Shelf-worn, text lightly browned, else good.

    The University of Texas Bulletin, No. 3327. Not in CBC.     $25

 

Van Zandt County

1189.    GEDDIE, Jack (ed.). Colfax. Fort Worth: Henry F. Geddie for the Colfax Homecoming Committee, 1963. 149 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original white pictorial cloth. Light wear to binding, else near fine.

    First edition. CBC 4561. TC 1791.     $35

 

1190.    HALL, Margaret Elizabeth. A History of Van Zandt County. Austin: Pemberton Press, 1976. 156 pp., frontispiece map. 8vo, original blue cloth stamped in gilt. Fine in lightly scuffed d.j.

    First edition. TC 1794. TLH, p.75.     $60

 

1191.    MANNING, Wentworth. Some History of Van Zandt County, Vol. I. Des Moines: Homestead, 1919. 220 pp., 3 plates, maps, text illustration. 8vo, original half green cloth over tan boards. Corners bumped, spine rubbed and spotted, lower hinge cracked, but holding, text foxed. Good. No more published.

    First edition. CBC 4564. Howes M261: “Most of edition burned.”. TC 1799. TLH, p.75.     $350

Item 1191
Item 1191

1192.    MANNING, Wentworth. Some History of Van Zandt County, Vol. I. Des Moines: Homestead, 1919. Another copy, variant binding.8vo, original blue cloth gilt. Cloth rubbed, text browned, else very good.     $350

 

1193.    MILLS, W.S. History of Van Zandt County. Canton: Privately published, 1950. 237 [3] pp., photographic portrait of author. 8vo, original blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Light shelf wear, browning to blank margins of text, else very good in browned and lightly worn d.j.

    First edition. CBC 4565. TC 1795.     $35

 

Victoria County

1194.    GRIMES, Roy (ed.). 300 Years in Victoria County. Victoria: Victoria Advocate, 1968. [16] 649 [1] pp., text illustrations, 16 photographic plates. 8vo, original gilt-lettered green cloth. Fine in lightly worn d.j.

    First edition.     $165

 

1195.    MOONEY, Booth. 75 Years in Victoria. Victoria: Victoria Bank & Trust, 1950. [6] 51 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece portrait, photographic illustrations. 8vo, colored pictorial boards. Light shelf wear, endpapers browned, light foxing to fore-edge, else near fine in glassine wrapper.

    CBC 4579. Herd 1567.     $25

 

1196.    MORRIS, Leopold. Pictorial History of Victoria and Victoria County. San Antonio: Clemens Printing, 1953. [104] pp., photographic illustrations, brands, maps. Small folio, original blue cloth. Spine head and tail bumped, endpapers browned, else near fine in sunned and lightly worn d.j.

    First edition. CBC 4582. Herd 1571.     $165

Item 1196
Item 1196

1197.    ROSE, Victor M. Some Historical Facts in Regard to the Settlement of Victoria, Texas: Its Progress and Present Status. Victoria: Book Mart, 1961. xiv, 249 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original green cloth. Light shelf wear, browning to fore-edges, else fine.

    Reprint edition. CBC 4584c. Reprint edition edited by J.W. Petty, Jr., with added corrective notes by Mrs. Kate Stoner O’Connor.     $45

 

1198.    TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH. The Centennial Service. Victoria, 1969. [36] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original white and gold printed wrappers, stapled. Accompanied with a metal plaque replicating wrapper cover. Near fine.     $20

 

1199.    VICTORIA PROGRESSIVE LEAGUE. A Short Story Descriptive of Victoria, Texas: The Ideal Residence City of Texas. N.p., n.d. 51 [15] pp., photographic illustrations, advertisements. 8vo, original beige printed wrappers, stapled. Very good.

    Reprint edition.     $15

 

1200.    VICTORIA PROGRESSIVE LEAGUE. A Short Story Descriptive of Victoria, Texas: The Ideal Residence City of Texas. N.p., 1970. 51 [15] pp., photographic illustrations, advertisements. 8vo, original blue printed wrappers, stapled. Very good.

    Reprint edition.     $15

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