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1751.    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. “Sketches of Texas Counties” from Year Book Texas Department of Agriculture [caption title]. N.p, n.d. 417-670 pp. 8vo, brick red cloth, spine gilt-lettered. Ex-library stamp on front pastedown. Very good.     $25

 

1752.    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. FAMILY LAND HERITAGE PROGRAM. 1977-78 Texas Family Land Heritage Registry. [Austin]: Texas Department of Agriculture, 1977. iv, 96 pp., photographic illustrations. 4to, original white wrappers with photographic illustration. Upper wrapper scored with knife, first leaf loose (but holding), else very good.     $10

 

1753.    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, INSURANCE, STATISTICS, AND HISTORY. First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau...1887-88. Austin: State Printing Office, 1889. xlix, 1, 1i-1v [1, blank], 318 pp., charts. 8vo, original black cloth, decorated in blind. Cloth abraded, slight absence of cloth at head of spine, title page torn (but holding), edges spotted, else good.     $90

 

1754.    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, INSURANCE, STATISTICS, AND HISTORY. Second Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau...1888-89. Austin: State Printing Office, 1890. xxiii [1, blank], 387 [1, blank] pp., charts. 8vo, original black cloth, decorated in blind. Cloth lightly worn, endpapers browned, light foxing to text, else very good.     $100

 

1755.    TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. Texas Rangers: An Account of the History of the Founding and Activities of the Texas Rangers with an Appended Chronological Index. Austin, n.d. 3-19 [1, blank] pp., text illustrations. 8vo, original tan pictorial wrappers, stapled. Wrappers lightly foxed, else near fine.     $10

 

1756.    [TEXAS EMIGRANT GUIDES]. Set of 3 facsimile reprints of emigrant guides to the Republic of Texas, each with introduction by James M. Day: BONNELL, George. Topographical Description of Texas.... [+] FISHER, O. F. Sketches: Texas in 1840 [+] IKIN, Arthur. Texas.... Waco: Texian Press, 1964.  3 vols., 16mo, original blue cloth. Fine, in original slipcase.     $50

 

1757.    TEXAS FOLK-LORE SOCIETY. He Belongs to the Texas Folk-Lore Society. Austin, n.d. 8 pp. 8vo, original printed self-wrappers, stapled. Mild spotting, creased where formerly folded, else good.     $25

 

1758.    TEXAS GAME, FISH AND OYSTER COMMISSION. Review of Texas Wild Life and Conservation. Protective Efforts from 1879 to the Present Time.... Austin, 1929. 129 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original brown wrappers. Fine.

    First edition.     $45

 

1759.    TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE. The Republic of Texas, Entering into Statehood, Retained.... [Austin], n.d. [4] pp., printed on recto of p [1] only, text illustration. 8vo, single folded sheet. Fine.     $5

 

1760.    TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE. The Republic of Texas, Entering into Statehood in the Union.... [Austin], n.d. [4] pp., printed on rectos only, text illustration. 8vo, single folded sheet. Fine.     $5

 

1761.    Texas Geographic Magazine 3:1. Dallas: Texas Geographical Society, Spring 1939. 31 [1] pp., photographic and text illustrations, ad. 8vo, original blue printed wrappers. Very good.     $25

 

1762.    TEXAS HERITAGE FOUNDATION. Texas Pictorial Handbook.... Austin, 1957. iii-iv, 140 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original stiff buff wrappers, stapled, brown cloth backstrip. Light foxing and staining to wrappers, else near fine.     $25

 

1763.    TEXAS HIGHWAY COMMISSION. Official Map of the Highway System of Texas, Corrected to March 1, 1936. N.p., 1936. Folding map with photographic illustrations. Folded: 22.6 x 10 cm; Open: 67.6 x 82.6 cm. Lightly browned, a few small holes at intersection of creases, overall slightly rumpled in appearance, but very good.

    Centennial edition. $25

 

1764.    TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Texas: America’s Fun-Tier [wrapper title]. Austin, ca. 1968. [28] pp., color illustrations and photographs. 4to, original pictorial wrappers, stapled. Very light wear, else fine.  2 information sheets and 1 brochure laid in. $10

 

1765.    TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Texas Calendar of Events. Austin, 1966. Folding double-sided brochure; overall: 23.5 x 50.5 cm; folded: 23.5 x 10.3 cm. Fine.  $10

 

1766.    TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Texas Capitol Guide. Folding double-sided pamphlet with photographic illustrations on one side, highlighting key features of the Capitol Complex; overall: 43 x 56 cm; folded: 21.5 x 9.5 cm. Second side includes stylized map of the Capitol Building. Light wear. Fine.     $5

 

1767.    TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Texas Guest Ranches [wrapper title]. Austin, 1949. 24 [1] pp. 8vo, original pictorial wrappers, stapled. Near fine.     $15

Item 1767
Item 1767

1768.    TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Texas Guest Ranches [wrapper title]. Austin, n.d. [2] 8 pp. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers, stapled. Near fine. Texas Tourist sticker laid in.     $10

Item 1768
Item 1768

1769.    TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. Texas: Official State Highway Map. Austin, 1968. Folding double-sided pamphlet with state map on one side, highlighting historic sites across Texas; neat line to neat line: 39 x 51.5 cm; overall: 43 x 56 cm; folded: 21.5 x 9.5 cm. Second side includes historical essay and a list of key sites. Light wear. Very good.     $15

 

1770.    Texas Historian: Publication of the Junior Historians of Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1980-1981. 3 issues. Each issue 30 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original photographic self-wrappers. Fine.

    Issues include 41:1; 41:2; 41:3   $15

 

1771.    TEXAS HISTORIC FOUNDATION. A Map of Historical Homes and Buildings Throughout Texas. Humble: Humble Oil & Refining, n.d. Folding double-sided pamphlet with illustrated map on one side; overall: 70.5 x 90.5 cm; folded: 23.5 x 12 cm. Second side includes inset maps of major cities and textual introduction to key sites. Light wear. Fine.     $15

 

1772.    TEXAS HISTORICAL RECORDS SURVEY. Guide to Public Vital Statistics Records in Texas. [San Antonio]: State Bureau of Vital Statistics, 1941. vi, 177 [1, blank] pp., facsimiles tipped in. 4to, original light blue wrappers. Light wear to wrappers, text browned, else very good.

    CBC 4967.     $15

 

1773.    TEXAS INSTITUTE OF LETTERS. Annual Meeting: Dallas, November 17, 1950 [wrapper title]. [4] pp. 8vo, single folded sheet. Near fine.     $5

 

1774.    TEXAS LONGHORN BREEDERS ASSOCIATION. The Texas Longhorn [wrapper title]. N.p.: Texas Longhorn Breeders Association, n.d. [8] pp., photographic illustrations. Oblong 8vo, original stiff self-wrappers, stapled. Fine.     $15

 

1775.    TEXAS LONGHORN BREEDERS ASSOCIATION. Texas Longhorn Centennial Trail Drive, 1866-1966 [wrapper title]. Austin, 1966. [64] pp., photographic illustrations, maps. 4to, original tan wrappers with pictorial illustration, stapled. Light wear to wraps, edges browned, else near fine. Inscribed by Chas Schreiner III, President of Texas Longhorn Breeders Association.

    Includes separately issued 16 pp. pamphlet of photographs from the June 15th-July 2nd, 1966 trail drive from San Antonio to Dodge City.     $15

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