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Johnson County

776. BLOCK, Viola. History of Johnson County and Surrounding Areas. Waco: Texian Press, 1970. vi, 336 pp., 48 plates. 8vo, original green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Fore-edge foxed, else fine in d.j. Signed by author.     $85

 

Jones County

777. [MAP]. TEXAS. GENERAL LAND OFFICE. Map of Jones County Texas. [below title] I, W.C. Walsh, Commissioner General Land Office do certify that the above Map of Jones County is a true and correct copy of the Map now in use this Office compiled from official data. [top left below title] Lithographed by August Gast & CoS New Process St. Louis [top right below title] Copyright 1879. W.C. Walsh, Commissioner of the GenL Land Office of the State of Texas. St. Louis: Gast, 1879. Uncolored lithograph map mounted on poster board, overall sheet size: 61.5 x 45.5 cm. Map browned and sunned.     $400

 

Karnes County

778. DIDEAR, Hedwig Krell. A History of Karnes County and Old Helena. Austin: San Felipe Press, 1969. vii [1, blank], 124 pp., frontispiece, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original red cloth with black-lettered spine. Very fine in lightly sunned brown-lettered salmon d.j. Signed by author. Small ownership label affixed to front d.j. flap: “Hell, No! You can’t borrow this book. E.R. Wyatt”

    First edition. TC 1096.     $65

 

779. DIDEAR, Hedwig Krell. A History of Karnes County and Old Helena. Austin: San Felipe Press, 1969. Another copy, unsigned. Very fine in lightly sunned red d.j.     $60

 

780. DWORACZYK, Rev. Edward J. (comp). The First Polish Colonies of America in Texas. San Antonio: Naylor, 1936. xix [1, blank], 201 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, photographic illustration, map. 8vo, original printed light blue wrappers. Cover lightly soiled; fore-edge browned, else very fine.

    Not in CBC.     $50

 

781. DWORACZYK, Rev. Edward J. The Millennium History of Panna Maria, Texas, The Oldest Polish Settlement in America, 1854-1966. A Revised Version of “The Centennial History of Panna Maria, Texas”. N.p., 1966. 95 [9] pp., photographic and text illustrations, advertisements, brochure laid in. 8vo, original cream wrappers with photographic illustration, stapled. Light smudge to upper wrapper, small hole in title page, else fine.

    Not in CBC. TC 1101.     $25

 

782. KARNES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Dedication of the Official Texas Historical Marker for the Old Riedel Dam and Early Industries in Conjunction with the 2nd Riddleville Round-up. Gillett, Texas, September 14, 1969 at 2:00 p.m. N.p., 1969. [4] pp. Unbound folded sheet, overall sheet: 21.7 x 28 cm; folded: 21.7 x 14 cm. Light wrinkling to sheet, some discoloration, else fine.

    Not in CBC.     $10

 

783. KARNES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Old Helena Welcomes You [wrapper title]. Karnes City: Karnes County Historical Society, n.d. [35] [1, blank] pp., photographic and text illustrations, advertisements. 8vo, original yellow illustrated wrappers, stapled. Wrappers rubbed and bumped. Near fine.

    TC 1102.     $10

 

784. McCLANE, Sykes S., Robert H. Thonhoff & Calloway S. Crews (eds). The Life and Times of Thomas Ruckman: An Album of Southwest Texas Heritage [wrapper title]. Karnes City: Old Helena Foundation, 1968. [20] pp., photographic illustrations, text illustrations, facsimile. 4to, original light pink wrappers, stapled. Wrappers sunned, small pencil mark on first page (not affecting text), else fine.

    TC 1100. TLH, p. 44.     $15

 

785. OLD HELENA FOUNDATION. Ox Cart Days in Old Helena [wrapper title]. N.p., 1968. [28] pp., photographic illustrations, map, facsimile. 4to, original printed apricot wrappers, stapled. Very fine, as issued.

    TC 1103.     $15

 

786. Panna Maria, Texas: The Oldest Polish Settlement in America. N.p., n.d. [4] pp., unbound folded sheet, overall sheet: 21.7 x 28 cm; folded: 21.7 x 14 cm, photographic illustrations, map. Margins sunned and discolored (not affecting text). Very good.     $10

 

Kendall County

787. Diamond Jubilee Souvenir Book of Comfort, Texas Commemorating 75th Anniversary, August 18, 1929. San Antonio: Standard Printing, 1929. 72 [18] pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original light brown printed wrappers. Wrappers sunned and discolored, corners bumped, spine tear at head, light foxing to endpapers, else very good.

    Not in CBC.     $75

 

788. KENDALL COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION. 63rd Annual Kendall County Fair. Aug. 31-Sep.1-2, 1968. Boerne, 1968. 167 [1, blank] pp., numerous advertisements, photographic illustrations. 8vo, original off-white wrappers with photographic illustration. Wrappers smudged, slight tear at foot of spine, else very good.     $35

 

789. KENDALL COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION. 74th Annual Kendall County Fair, Boerne, Texas, September 1,2,3, 1979. Boerne, 1979. [1] 194 [1, blank] pp., photographic illustrations, advertisements. 8vo, original yellow wrappers with photographic illustration, stapled. Wrappers lightly soiled with shelf wear, else very good.     $30

 

790. MERCHANTS’ ASSOCIATION OF BOERNE. Boerne, Texas. “In the Texas Alps.” Boerne, 1916. [16] pp., photographic illustrations. Oblong 16mo, original brown printed wrappers, stapled. Small tear to bottom of upper wrapper, lower wrapper lightly creased, else fine.

    Not in CBC.     $50

 

791. RANSLEBEN, Guido E. A Hundred Years of Comfort in Texas: A Centennial History. San Antonio: Naylor, 1954. xii, 239 pp., frontispiece portrait of Alex Brinkmann, 112 plates. 8vo, original yellow cloth with black-lettered spine and upper cover. Light wear and spotting to binding, corners slightly bumped, foxing on edges, endpapers lightly browned, a bit of staining from acid migration on and opposite plates, otherwise a very good copy in d.j. with a little scuffing and foxing.

    First edition. CBC 2773. TC 1108.     $150

 

Kerr County

792. BENNETT, Bob. Kerr County, Texas, 1856-1956. San Antonio: Naylor, 1956. xi [1, blank], 332 pp., frontispiece portrait of James J. Starkey, 32 plates, numerous text illustrations by Olive Vandruff. 8vo, original orange cloth with black-lettered spine and upper cover. Pastedowns lightly stained, edges browned, else very good in lightly worn and foxed d.j.

    CBC 2803. TC 1117.     $100

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Item 792

793. BOWLES, George. The Legend of the Guadalupe. Kerrville: Mountain Sun, n.d. [32] pp., deckled fore-edge, photographic illustrations. 16mo, original pictorial cream wrappers, glassine outer wrapper, stapled. Wrappers lightly smudged, minor discoloration to text, else very good.

    Not in CBC.     $45

 

794. FRANKLIN, Mrs. Raymond A. (ed.). Kerr County: The History Compiled by Students of Franklin Junior High School [wrapper title]. Kerrville: Mountain Sun, n.d. 36 pp., 7 plates. 4to, original tan printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers stained at margins, light chipping, text lightly warped, else very good.

    CBC 2809.     $30

 

795. GRINSTEAD, J.E. Grinstead’s Graphic [caption title]. Kerrville: J.E. Grinstead, 1940. 48 pp., numerous photographic illustrations. Large 8vo, original green printed wrappers, stapled. Smudges to upper wrapper, small chip to fore-edge of lower wrapper, sunned, else very good.

    Not in CBC.     $35

 

796. HALEY, J. Evetts. Charles Schreiner, General Merchandise: The Story of a Country Store. Austin: [Designed by Carl Hertzog for] Texas State Historical Association, 1944. x [4] 73 [1] pp., text illustrations. 8vo, original brown cloth, gilt-decorated. Some light foxing to text, fore-edges uncut (as issued), else fine in chipped and rubbed pictorial d.j.

    First edition. Not in CBC.     $65

 

797. HALEY, J. Evetts. Charles Schreiner, General Merchandise: The Story of a Country Store. Kerrville: Charles Schreiner, 1969. x [4] 73 [1] pp., text illustrations. 8vo, original copper cloth, gilt-decorated. Very fine.

    Second edition.     $40

 

798. HUNTER, J. Marvin. Old Camp Verde: The Home of the Camels [wrapper title]. Bandera: J. Marvin Hunter, 1948. 32 pp. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers sunned, else very fine.

    Not in CBC. Cf. TC 1121.     $15

 

799. KERRVILLE TIMES. Pioneer History: A Monthly Supplement to Kerrville Times. Kerrville: Kerrville Times, 1933-1934. [4] pp., photographic illustrations, advertisements. Unbound folded sheet, overall sheet: 39 x 56 cm; folded: 39 x 28 cm. Paper browned and fragile due to acidic nature, foxing, light chipping, small tears (not affecting text), each edition folded again in half, generally good.

    Not in CBC. Multiple issues as follows: Volume 1 (1933), Issues 1-12; Volume 2 (1934), Issue 3-6,8-12. Volume 1 (1933), Issue 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11. Rare.     $125

 

800. Statement Concerning Fort Clark, Texas [wrapper title]. N.p., n.d. 10 pp. 8vo, original light blue printed wrappers, stapled. Wrappers discolored, sunned, else very good.

    In envelope with 38 photos, including a signed photo of Cornell Wilde.     $75

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