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Lot 84

84. WALL, Bernhardt. Following Stephen F. Austin: Father of Texas. Lime Rock, [1936]. 47 etchings (including tipped-in limitation notice and cover etching), most signed by Wall. Various colors. Heavy wove paper. Original grey cloth over grey boards with etching on upper cover (25 x 22 cm). Binding with light outer wear and a few spots, interior very fine. With Wall’s signed presentation inscription dated April 7, 1938: “To Sir Robert Falconer, by George A. Hill, Jr., Esq., Houston Texas.”

     Limited edition, “Centennial Edition” (200 copies). Weber, p. 43: "The plates for this book were engraved at Houston. It was dedicated to Dr. Eugene C. Barker, the biographer of Austin... This book was actually printed in Texas. There was also a 'Centennial Edition' of 200 copies." ($1,500-3,000)

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