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576. WISSEMAN, C.L. (translator). Fredericksburg, Texas... The First Fifty Years. Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg Publishing, 1971. 122 [6] pp., map, photographic illustrations, facsimiles, ads. 4to, original mustard pictorial cloth. Fine aside from small stain from envelope clasp on back cover and a tiny amount of foxing to binding. Signed and dated 4-28-71 by translator on front free endpaper.

    First edition thus. TC 747. TLH, p. 30. Translation of Penniger Robert (ed.), Fest-ausgabe zum 50-jaehrigan jubilaeum der gruendung der Stadt Fredericksburg...., Fredericksburg, 1896 (CBC 1921), with appendix containing facsimiles from the original publication, plus additional related material.     $65

 

577. WISSEMAN, C.L. (translator). Fredericksburg, Texas... The First Fifty Years. Fredericksburg: Fredericksburg Publishing, 1971. Another copy, not signed. A little faint foxing to binding, edges, and endpapers, otherwise fine.     $55

 

Goliad County

578. ATKINSON, Mary Jourdan. La Bahia­The Ghostplace (Goliad) [wrapper title]. Houston: W.M. Morrison­Texas Books, 1955. 16 pp., illustrations. 8vo, original light grey pictorial wrappers, stapled. Wraps lightly rubbed and soiled, otherwise near fine.

    First edition, limited edition (unstated number of copies). CBC 1937. TC 769.     $25

 

579. BLAKE, Vernon. Goliad. Goliad: Goliad Printing, [1935]. [2] 48 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original white pictorial wrappers printed in blue and red, stapled. Near fine.

    First edition. CBC 1939. TC 761.     $25

 

580. FRIEDRICHS, Irene Hohmann. History of Goliad. Victoria: Regal Printers, 1967. 80 [2] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original tan pictorial wrappers. Light crease in upper wrap, tape stains on flyleaves, otherwise near fine. Signed by Author on title page.

    Second edition. CBC 1946 (referring to 1961 first edition). TC 768.     $35

 

581. FRIEDRICHS, Irene Hohmann. History of Goliad. Victoria: Regal Printers, 1967. Another copy, not signed. Fine.     $30

 

582. GOLIAD JUNIOR CHAPTER OF TEXAS STATE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION. “Remember Goliad!”. Goliad, n.d. [4] pp., photographic illustrations. 4to, single folded sheet, not bound. Browned, a few creases and small dog-ears, overall very good.

    Not in CBC.     $10

 

583. [GOLIAD MONUMENT]. The People of Texas and of the Several Other States of the Union whose Sons Died at Goliad are Invited to Attend the Dedicatory Ceremonies, Sunday June 4, 1939, of the Goliad Monument.... [caption title]. N.p., 1939. [4] pp, map. 8vo, unbound folded sheet. Date underlined in ink, a little light wear, otherwise near fine.     $10

 

584. GOLIAD STATE PARK COMMISSION. Goliad [caption title]. [Goliad]: Goliad State Park Commission, n.d. [4] pp., photographic illustration. 8vo, single folded sheet, not bound. Browned, otherwise fine.

    Small pamphlet.     $10

 

585. GOLIAD STATE PARK COMMISSION. Goliad State Park and Historic Environs. Goliad: Goliad State Park Commission, 1937. Folding pamphlet with map, illustration, and guide. Folded: 23.9 x 10.3 cm; Open 30.2 x 45.7 cm. Lightly browned, a little foxing to front panel, very slight insect damage, overall very good.     $10

 

586. GRIMES, Roy. Goliad, 130 Years After (Refugio and Guadalupe Victoria), March 1836-1966. Victoria: Advocate Printing, 1966. [8] 157 [1, blank] pp. 8vo, original grey pictorial wrappers. Wraps, edges, and front flyleaf foxed, otherwise very good. Author’s signed inscription to Dudley Dobie, dated September 15, 1967, on front flyleaf.

    First edition thus. TC 762. Originally published as a series in The Victoria Advocate, February 27-April 1, 1966.     $60

 

587. GRIMES, Roy. Goliad, 130 Years After.... Victoria: Advocate Printing, 1966. Another copy. Wraps, edges, and flyleaves foxed, otherwise very good. Signed by author and dated October 7, 1966 on front flyleaf.     $50

 

588. GRIMES, Roy. Goliad, 130 Years After.... Victoria: Advocate Printing, 1966. Another copy, not signed. Wraps, edges, and flyleaves foxed, otherwise very good.     $40

 

589. PRUETT, Jakie L. & Everett B. Cole. The History & Heritage of Goliad County. Austin: Eakin Publications, 1983. viii, 388 pp., maps, photographic illustrations, endpaper maps. 4to, original brown embossed pictorial cloth. Fine aside from slight shelf wear and light browning of endpapers.

    TC 765.     $85

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Item 590

590. WHARTON, Clarence. Remember Goliad. Houston: McCurdy-Young, 1931. [10] 61 [1, blank] pp., maps, illustrations. 8vo, original three-quarter brown cloth over brown marbled boards gilt. Slight shelf wear, edges foxed, endpapers browned, otherwise near fine. Inscribed by author to J. Frank Dobie on front free endpaper.

    First edition, limited edition (100 copies). CBC 1957. Howes W300.     $425

Item 590
Item 590

591. WHARTON, Clarence. Remember Goliad. Glorieta, New Mexico: Rio Grande Press, 1968. [4] xi [1, blank], [10] 1-61 [1] 1-36 [16] pp., maps, illustrations, folding map tipped onto rear pastedown. 8vo, original brown cloth gilt. Fine aside from slight shelf wear.

    Reprint edition of preceding item, with added preface, appendices, index, and map. TC 773. TLH, p. 31.     $25

 

Gonzalez County

592. DeWITT, Edna N. (compiler). Lest We Forget. Gonzalez: Gonzales Inquirer, n.d. 88 pp., 8 plates. 8vo, original turquoise pictorial cloth. Spine light, binding lightly shelf-worn, edges and endpapers foxed, some foxing to plates and adjacent pages, overall very good.

    First edition. CBC 1961. Howes D307.     $45

 

593. JARRAT, John Littlefield, Sr. Leesville Cemetery and Historical Notes on the Leesville Community, Gonzales County, Texas. N.p., 1966. [40] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original light blue printed wrappers, stapled. Fine. Signed by author on title page, correction in ink to p. [36].     $20

 

594. PATTERSON, C.L. Nixon (Gonzales County) Texas: A Progressive Diversified Agricultural Haven. San Antonio: Sid Murray & Son­Printers, 1938. 32 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original cream printed wrappers, stapled. Wraps lightly rubbed and soiled, occasional notes in ink and pencil to text, otherwise very good. J. Frank Dobie’s copy, with his ink ownership inscription on upper wrap.

    First edition. CBC 1981. TC 780.     $75

 

595. PATTERSON, C.L. Nixon (Gonzales County) Texas.... San Antonio: Sid Murray & Son­Printers, 1938. Another copy. Fine.     $50

 

Grayson County

596. ANDERSON, Ed. (compiler). History and Business Guide of Sherman and Grayson County, Texas. N.p., 1940. [72] pp., ads. 12mo, original olive wrappers with brown cloth backstrip. Fine.

    First edition. CBC 1998.     $85

 

597. [DENISON, TEXAS]. Denison, Texas Centennial, 1872-1972 [wrapper title]. Denison: Heath Printing Company, n.d. (ca. 1972). 92 pp., illustrations (mostly photographic), ads. 4to, original tan pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light wear and soiling to wraps, small tear in spine, otherwise very good.

    TC 792.     $30

 

598. LUCAS, Mattie Davis & Mita Holsapple Hall. A History of Grayson County, Texas. Sherman: Scruggs Printing, 1936. 209 [3] pp., map, plate. 12mo, original green cloth. Slight shelf wear to binding, edges faintly foxed, text lightly browned adjacent to plate and map, otherwise near fine.

    First edition. CBC 2025. TC 795.     $65

 

599. McMAHON, Aileen. A History of Grayson College. N.p., 1940. [6] 137 folios, facsimiles, 5 plates. 4to, original textured brown wrappers with black cloth backstrip. One corner bumped, endpapers browned, otherwise fine.

    Cf. CBC 2026 (Shows this title as author’s M.A. thesis, Southern Methodist University, 1940, although this copy is not labeled as such).     $60

 

600. SHUMARD, George G. A Partial Report on the Geology of Western Texas...with an Appendix Giving a Detailed Report on the Geology of Grayson County. Austin: State Printing Office, 1866. vii [1] 145 [1, blank] pp., geological sections (some folding). 8vo, original salmon printed wrappers. Fragile wraps brittle, detached and tattered, text browned and brittle with large chips to blank margin of first four leaves (not affecting text).

    First edition. CBC 2041: “Some history as well.”     $200

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