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1201.    VICTORIA SESQUISCENTENNIAL INC. The Victoria Sesquicentennial “Scrapbook”, 1824-1974 [wrapper title]. Victoria, 1974. 1-2 [2, contents] 4-95 pp., photographic illustrations, graphs. 4to, original grey wrappers with color photographic illustrations, stapled. Minimal shelf wear, else near fine. Signed by Henry Hauschild, an editor.

    TC 1811. TLH, p.76.     $20

 

Walker County

1202.    A Catalogue of Relics in the Houston Home, A State Museum [wrapper title]. Huntsville, n.d. 24 pp. 16mo, original mustard pictorial wrappers, stapled. Wrappers stained and soiled, penciled name on first leaf, insect damage to some leaves, top fore-edge of text stained, else good. Original shipping envelope included.

    Not in CBC.     $20

 

1203.    CREWS, D’Anne McAdams (ed.). Huntsville and Walker County, Texas. Huntsville: Sam Houston State University Press, 1976. xii, 597 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original back cloth with gilt-lettering. Light foxing to fore-edges, else very good in foxed and chipped pictorial d.j.

    First edition, limited edition (#635 of 1,000 copies). TC 1813.     $85

 

1204.    Huntsville: The Mt. Vernon of Texas [wrapper title]. Huntsville: Item Print Shop, n.d. [24] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original beige self-wrappers with photographic illustrations, stapled. Good.     $15

 

1205.    HUNTSVILLE-WALKER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. Huntsville...The Mt. Vernon of Texas [wrapper title]. N.p., n.d. [16] pp., photographic illustrations. 4to, original full color pictorial self-wrappers, stapled. Wrappers browned and stained, else good.     $10

 

1206.    [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Map Walker County. Texas [below title and scale] I, W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office, do certify that this Map of Walker County is a true and correct copy of the Map now in use in this Office, compiled form official data. [facsimile signature] W.C. Walsh Commissioner. [lower left above neat line] Copyright 1879 W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the Genl Land Office of the State of Texas. [lower center below neat line] Lithographed by A. Gast & Co. St. Louis & N.Y. New Process. St. Louis & New York: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, neat line to neat line: 46.4 x 39.1 cm; overall sheet size: 52.1 x 44.2 cm. Surface of map rubbed and soiled, with a few small stains and scattered light insect damage.     $400

 

1207.    Sam Houston State Teachers College Bulletin 25:4. Huntsville, 1936. 39 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original orange printed wrappers, stapled. Lower wrapper with pencil markings, else very good.

    This issue of the bulletin is the announcement of graduate and undergraduate courses available in the Summer of 1936.     $25

 

Waller County

1208.    TEXAS STATEWIDE RECORDS PROJECT. Index to Probate Cases of Texas. No. 237. Waller County, October 1, 1873-May 6, 1940. [San Antonio]: Texas State-wide Records Project, 1941. [5] [1, blank] pp., 29 folios, map of Waller and surrounding counties. 4to, original blue printed wrappers, black cloth back strip, stapled. Very good.

    CBC 4610. TC 1825.     $15

 

1209.    WALLER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. One Hundred One Heritage Homes of Waller County, Texas. Quanah: Nortex, 1976. viii, 291 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original blue cloth. Small scratch to rear board, light foxing to fore-edges, else near fine.

    TC 1823.     $25

 

1210.    WALLER COUNTY HISTORICAL SURVEY COMMITTEE. A History of Waller County, Texas. Waco: Texian Press, 1973. viii, 719 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, 32 photographic plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Edges bumped, fore-edges foxed, else very good in rubbed d.j. with two small tears to back jacket.

    First edition. TC 1821. TLH, p.77.     $85

 

Ward County

1211.    [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Ward County. State of Texas [left of title] Copyright 1888 R.M. Hall, Commissioner of the Genl Land Office of the State of Texas. For Sale at State Land Office Austin Tex Price 50¢: [below title and scale] August 1889 [right of title] I, R.M. Hall, Commissioner of the Genl Land Office Do Certify That This Map is a True and Correct Copy of the Map Now In Use in This Office Compiled from Official Data. [facsimile signature] R.M. Hall Commissioner [lower center above neat line] Aug. Gast Bank Note & Litho. Company Map Publishers, St. Louis. St. Louis: Gast, 1889. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, neat line to neat line: 47 x 60.4 cm; overall sheet size: 50.6 x 63.6 cm. 12 cm slice at top center intersecting title, a little insect damage to blank edges, a few scattered spots, map with notations in ink.     $375

 

1212.    WARD COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION. Ward County, 1887-1977. N.p., n.d. (ca. 1978). 664 pp., numerous photographic illustrations, map. 4to, original brown gilt-stamped cloth. Light shelf wear, shelf-slanted, upper fore-edge foxed, else very good.

    TC 1827.     $90

 

Washington County

1213.    DIETRICH, Wilfred O. The Blazing Story of Washington County. N.p., 1950. ix [1, blank], 122 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original red cloth. Spine sunned, corners bumped, text browned, else good.

    First edition. CBC 4632. TC 1834. TLH, p.77.     $40

 

1214.    PENNINGTON, Mrs. R.E. The History of Brenham and Washington County. Houston: Standard Printing & Lithographic Company, n.d. 123 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original white wrappers. Other than moderate shelf-wear, a very good copy.

    Limited edition (#219 of 500 copies). Reprint of 1915 edition. Cf. CBC 4646. Howes P203. Rader 2638. TC 1842.     $25

 

1215.    PLUMMER, Betty. Historic Homes of Washington County, 1821-1860. San Marcos: Rio Fresco Books, 1971. xi [1, blank], 129 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations, maps, endpaper maps. 8vo, original blue cloth stamped in white. Other than light foxing to fore-edges, a fine copy in a gently rubbed d.j.

    First edition. TC 1839.     $25

 

1216.    SCHMIDT, Charles F. History of Washington County. San Antonio: Naylor, 1949. xii, 146 pp., 4 photographic plates. 8vo, original light blue cloth stamped in dark blue. Corners rubbed, endpapers browned, water stains to first few leaves, light foxing to text, else good in a chipped and spotted pictorial d.j. (price-clipped).

    First edition. CBC 4654.     $25

 

1217.    SIEGEL, Stanley. Big Men Walked Here! The Story of Washington-On-The-Brazos. Austin: Jenkins Publishing, 1971. 103 [1, blank] pp., text and photographic illustrations, maps, facsimiles. Small 4to, half dark brown cloth over brown cloth. Fine.

    First edition. TC 1833.     $15

 

1218.    WALLIS, Mrs. Jonnie Lockhart. Sixty Years on the Brazos: The Life and Letters of Dr. John Washington Lockhart. Ann Arbor: [Argonaut Press for] University Microfilms, 1966. [10] 336 pp., frontispiece, 14 plates (photographic and facsimiles). 8vo, original orange cloth. Light wear to cloth, else near fine.

    Reprint of 1930 edition. Not in CBC.     $60

 

1219.    WALLIS, Mrs. Jonnie Lockhart. Sixty Years on the Brazos: The Life and Letters of Dr. John Washington Lockhart. Waco: Texian Press, 1967. xi [1, blank], [10] 342 pp., photographic illustrations, facsimiles. 8vo, original blue cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Near fine in lightly chipped and rubbed pictorial d.j.

    Reprint of 1930 edition. Not in CBC.     $70

 

1220.    WINFIELD, Mr. & Mrs. Nate (comp.). All Our Yesterdays: A Brief History of Chappell Hill. Waco: Texian Press, 1969. vii [1] 44 pp., 12 photographic plates. 8vo, original black cloth. Light wear to spine tail, previous owner’s inkstamp on front endpaper, foxing to upper fore-edge, else very good in a sunned, soiled, and chipped pictorial d.j.     $15

 

Webb County

1221.    BLACK, F. Michael (comp. and ed.). Mirando City: A New Town in a New Oil Field. Laredo: Laredo Publishing Company, 1972. 93 [2, bibliography] pp., photographic and text illustrations. 4to, original tan printed wrappers, stapled. Light shelf wear, else near fine.     $25

 

1222.    COMMISSION OF CONTROL FOR TEXAS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS. Dedication Ceremonies of Monument to Founders of Laredo to be Presented by the State of Texas to the City of Laredo. N.p., 1938. [4] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original light blue wrappers, stapled. Small tear to lower wrapper affecting text, else good.     $15

 

1223.    DA CAMARA, Kathleen. Laredo on the Rio Grande. San Antonio: Naylor, 1949. ix [3] 85 [1, blank] [5, charts] [1, blank] [19, advertisements] [1, blank] pp., text illustrations, 4 photographic plates. 8vo, original blue cloth. Small stains to cloth, endpapers browned, else near fine in a rubbed and foxed pictorial d.j.

    First edition. CBC 4667.     $65

Item 1223
Item 1223

1224.    WILKINSON, J.B. Laredo and the Rio Grande Frontier. Austin: Jenkins Publishing, 1975. 456 pp., text and photographic illustrations. 8vo, original red cloth with gilt. Near fine in a mildly smudged d.j.

    First edition. TC 1852.     $85

 

Wharton County

1225.    BACA, Marie (comp.). Memorial Books and Recipes 1957. Taylor: Merchants Press, 1957. 256 [4] pp., photographic illustrations, numerous advertisements. 8vo, original grey wrappers with photographic illustration, stapled. Wrappers rubbed, text browned, else very good.

    Not in CBC.     $45

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