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Pingenot Auction, Lot 349

348. [BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCE: MISCELLANEOUS]. Lot of 10 titles, including the following:

BARTHOLOMEW, Ed. A Catalog of the World Famous N. H. Rose Collection of Old Time Photographs of the Frontier.... Houston: Published by the author, 1952. [64] pp. 8vo, original self wrappers. Very good.

BOWER, Donald E. Fred Rosenstock. A Legend in Books & Art. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1976. xvii [1] 212 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, illustrations. 8vo, original cloth. Very fine in d.j. Presentation inscribed to "my good friend and compadre, Everett Cooley," and signed by Rosenstock Nov. 5, 1976.
         First edition. Foreword by Frank Waters. Pingenot: Fine biography of one of the best-known dealers of Western Americana in the U.S. This carefully researched work captures Rosenstock’s zeal for collecting, an attribute that helped make his one of the most knowledgeable dealers in Western books and art.

DARY, David. Kanzana 1854-1900: A Selected Bibliography of Books, Pamphlets and Ephemera of Kansas. Lawrence: Allen Books; Austin: Jenkins & Reese Companies; New Haven: Frontier America Company Corporation; Bryan, 1986. [8] xii, 294 pp., illustrations. 8vo, cloth. Fine.
         Limited edition (#24 of 250, signed).

HOLLAND, Vyvyan. Hand Coloured Fashion Plates 1770 to 1899. London: B. T. Batsford, 1955. 200 pp., color plates, illustrations. 4to, cloth. Fine in d.j.

HOWES, Wright. U.S.iana (1650-1950). A Selective Bibliography in which Are Described 11,620...Significant Books Relating to the...U.S. New York: R. R. Bowker, 1962. 652 pp. 8vo, original brown cloth.
         Second edition. Pingenot: For the library, collector, and bookseller. If one can have only one Americana reference work, this is the one.

JENKINS, John H. Printer in Three Republics: A Bibliography of Samuel Bangs. Austin: 1981. 190 pp., frontispiece. 8vo, original cloth. Mint in original mylar d.j.
         First edition. 573 annotated entries on Bangs, first printer in Texas, in three Mexican states, and west of the Louisiana Purchase.

JENKINS, John H. The Saga of Samuel Bangs. Austin: Pemberton Press, 1981. 10 pp. 8vo, wrappers. With card "Season’s Greetings from Maureen & John Jenkins."
         Limited edition (450 copies).

MINTZ, Lannon W. The Trail: A Bibliography of the Travelers on the Overland Trail...During the Years 1841-1864. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987. Illustrated. Cloth. Mint in d.j. as issued.
         First edition. Pingenot: An annotated bibliography with over 500 accounts arranged alphabetically with a short comment relative to each entry, along with a coded guide to the current value of each item.

RAINES, C. W. A Bibliography of Texas...Relating to Texas in Print and Manuscript since 1536.... [Houston: Frontier Press, 1955]. xvi, 268 pp. 8vo, cloth. Fine in somewhat soiled publisher’s slipcase.
         Pingenot: The facsimile of the 1896 original, the pioneer work of Texas bibliography and still useful today.

TALIAFERRO, Henry G., et al. Cartographic Sources in the Rosenberg Library. College Station: Texas A&M for Rosenberg Library, 1988. xii, 492 pp., frontispiece, 4 color plates. 8vo, cloth. Shrink-wrapped and mint in d.j.
         First edition. Pingenot: Relations, Spanish Southwest, and Canada. 558 annotated entries recording works written by people living on the U.S. frontier before 1800, excluding Jesuit.

TAYLOR, W. Thomas. Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents. Austin: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991. xix [1] 158 [2] pp. Plates. 8vo, cloth over pictorial boards. New. Signed.
         First edition. Pingenot: Printed by letterpress. Long awaited story of the who, how, and where the fakes of fabulous Texas documents came on the market, told by the dealer who, himself a victim, brought the truth out in the open.

(10 vols.)
($200-450)