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76. CHABOT, Frederick C. The Alamo: Altar of Texas Liberty. San Antonio: Naylor, 1931. xii, 141 [3] pp., maps, illustrations. 8vo, original tan pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light wear to fragile wraps, else fine.

    Not in CBC.     $75

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77. CHABOT, Frederick C. The Alamo: Altar of Texas Liberty. N.p., 1931. xii, 141 [3] pp., maps, illustrations. 8vo, original half black cloth over tan boards. Boards foxed and lightly shelf-worn, corner bumped, endpapers and half title browned, otherwise very good.

    Not in CBC.     $75

 

78. CHABOT, Frederick C. The Alamo: Mission, Fortress, and Shrine...History of the Altar of Texas Liberty. San Antonio: Frederick C. Chabot, 1936. 66 pp., frontispiece, 2 plates. 8vo, original maroon cloth gilt. First and last leaves browned from contact with binding, adhesive and paper residue on lower pastedown, else fine.

    Limited edition (#5 of 100 copies). “Centennial edition.” CBC 300 (referring to 1935 Leake Company edition with 53 pages). Rader 644 (referring to 1935 edition).TC 122.     $25

 

79. CHABOT, Frederick C. The Alamo: Mission, Fortress, and Shrine.... San Antonio: Frederick C. Chabot, 1936. Another copy, wrappers issue. 8vo, original grey pictorial wrappers, stapled. Wraps and text browned, otherwise near fine.     $10

 

80. CHABOT, Frederick C. Indians and Missions: The Third of a Series of Four Pamphlets, with Illustrations; Being an Account of the Beginnings of San Antonio de Bexar, or the Missions, Presidio and Villa, on the Banks of the San Antonio. San Antonio: Naylor, 1930. 63 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, illustrations. 12mo, original brown pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light insect damage to blank margin of title page, else fine.

    Not in CBC. TC 158. Number three in Chabot’s San Antonio Series.     $30

 

81. CHABOT, Frederick C. Mission La Purissima Concepcion.... San Antonio: Naylor, 1935. x, 51 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, plate, map, facsimile, decorative initials and text ornamentation. 12mo, original orange printed wrappers. Fragile wraps lightly worn and soiled, leaf with half-title detached, text browned, otherwise very good.

    First edition. CBC 303. Rader 645.     $25

 

82. CHABOT, Frederick C. Presidio de Texas at the Place Called San Antonio with a Description of the Comandancia or the Governors’ Palace. San Antonio: Naylor, 1929. 42 [2], map, decorative initials and text ornamentation. 12mo, original brown pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light wear and a few tiny tears to fragile wraps, else fine.

    First edition. CBC 302. TC 175.     $30

 

83. CHABOT, Frederick C. San Antonio and its Beginnings, Comprising the Four Numbers of the San Antonio Series with Appendix. San Antonio: Naylor, 1931. [4] 130 pp., frontispiece, illustrations, text decorations. 12mo, original half black cloth over grey boards. Binding lightly browned and shelf worn, a few fox marks to edges and endpapers, ownership inscription on front free endpaper, Texas centennial stamp on half title, otherwise very good.

    First edition. CBC 304. Rader 646. TC 194.     $50

 

84. CHABOT, Frederick C. San Antonio and its Beginnings.... San Antonio: Naylor, 1931. Another copy, wrappers issue. 12mo, original grey printed wrappers. Spine lightly browned, edges foxed, otherwise fine.     $25

 

85. CHABOT, Frederick C. San Antonio and its Beginnings.... San Antonio, Artes Graficas, 1936. [2] 99 [1, blank] pp., illustrations, text decorations. 8vo, original brown pictorial wrappers. Light wear to fragile wraps, text browned, half title creased, otherwise fine.

    TC 196.     $20

 

86. CHABOT, Frederick C. San Antonio of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries: A Chronology of Her Romantic Past. San Antonio, 1929. 16 pp., illustrations. 12mo, original grey and gold silk-screened pictorial wrappers, stapled. Small area of insect damage to blank margin of title page, otherwise fine.

    First edition. CBC 305.     $25

 

87. CHABOT, Frederick C. San Fernando: The Villa Capital of the Province of Texas, with Illustrations; And with an Account of the Present San Fernando Cathedral and Other Landmarks, as well as of the Settlers Themselves. San Antonio: Naylor, 1930. 31 [1, blank] pp., frontispiece, illustrations by Eleanor Onderdonk. 12mo, original cream pictorial wrappers. Fine.

    First edition. CBC 306. TC  202. Number four in Chabot’s San Antonio Series.     $45

 

88. CHABOT, Frederick C. With the Makers of San Antonio: Genealogies of the Early Latin, Anglo-American, and German Families with Occasional Biographies, Each Group Being Prefaced with a Brief Historical Sketch and Illustrations....  San Antonio:  Privately Published [printed by Artes Graficas], 1937.  [14] 412 pp., plates, illustrations. 8vo, original maroon and silver textured cloth. A little water staining to head of spine and upper left corner (not affecting text), endpapers browned, offsetting from plates, otherwise near fine. Signed by author on half title.

    First edition.  BTB 222:IV:  “Noteworthy source book on early families and prominent Texans of the San Antonio region, with extensive quotations of original documents.” Not in CBC. TC 222.     $200

 

89. CHABOT, Frederick C. With the Makers of San Antonio....  San Antonio:  Privately Published [printed by Artes Graficas], 1937. Another copy, not signed. Light foxing and small area of water staining to fore edges, offsetting from plates, otherwise fine.     $150

 

91. CLAIBORNE, Arie M. The Story of the Alamo. San Antonio: Johnson Bros., n.d. (ca. 1901). 45 [1, blank] pp., colored decoration on title page, illustrations. 12mo, original cream printed wrappers. Wraps foxed and worn with notes in pencil and ink, wraps with 6 cm split at base of spine, text age toned, otherwise good.

    First edition. CBC 309. Rader 825.     $10

 

92. COMMITTEE OF ONE HUNDRED OF THE BI-CENTENNIAL OF SAN ANTONIO. The Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Founding of the Municipal Government of San Antonio.... San Antonio: Alamo Printing, 1931. [16] pp. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers, tied with silk cord. Light wear and a little foxing to fragile wraps, otherwise near fine.

    First edition. CBC 490.     $20

 

93. CORNER, William (ed.). San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History. San Antonio: Bainbridge & Corner, 1890. vi [2] 166 [27, ads (some illustrated)] [1, blank] pp., maps, plates, front pastedown with photographic illustration of the Menger Hotel, back pastedown with map of central San Antonio. Large 8vo, original gilt-decorated maroon cloth, beveled edges. Fair copy only: binding shelf-worn, spine light, label of Texas Business College library on front free endpaper, text block cracked in several places (but holding). In the deluxe binding, with extra gilt and beveled edges.

    First edition. Agatha, p. 71: “Today a rare item for the book collector because of the historical sketch by Sidney Lanier.” Bradford 1076. CBC 312. Graff 878. Guns 498. Howes C778. Raines, p. 55: “A mass of authentic information...the best which has yet appeared relative to San Antonio.... The maps and ground plans of old San Antonio, the Alamo, and the four missions were especially made for this work, and constitute the only permanent record of the original lines of this interesting town and its mission establishments.” Schoelwer, Alamo Images, p. 190. TC 192. Contains extracts from the memoirs of Mary A. Maverick (see Herd 1460), illustrated plate of sketches of ranch life, section on the resources of West Texas with statistics on livestock and touting the region as excellent for grazing, description of San Antonio stockyards, etc.     $75

 

94. CORNER, William (ed.). San Antonio de Bexar.... San Antonio: Bainbridge & Corner, 1890. Another copy, variant binding. Large 8vo, original gilt-decorated turquoise cloth. Binding moderately shelf-worn and soiled, text block cracked near hinges (but holding), otherwise good.     $75

 

95. CORNER, William (ed.). San Antonio de Bexar.... San Antonio: Bainbridge & Corner, 1890. Another copy, variant binding. Large 8vo, original gilt-decorated red cloth. Binding moderately shelf-worn and soiled with light insect damage, contemporary gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise very good, interior clean and bright.     $90

 

96. CORNER, William (ed.). San Antonio de Bexar.... San Antonio: Bainbridge & Corner, 1890. Another copy, variant binding. Large 8vo, original gilt-decorated olive green cloth. Binding lightly shelf-worn and soiled, front hinge cracked with several leaves nearly detached, overall fair.     $75

 

97. COX, Isaac Joslin. William Belcher Seely: Founder and First Principal of the San Antonio Academy. A Joint Tribute from his Family, his Students, and his Former Associate, Isaac Joslin Cox. San Antonio: Naylor, 1948. x, 108 pp., frontispiece, 8 plates. 8vo, original blue cloth. Fine in d.j. with water damage to spine and small tear.

    Not in CBC.     $35

 

98. CROOK, Cornelia E. San Pedro Springs Park: Texas’ Oldest Recreation Area. San Antonio: Privately printed, 1967. [14] 102, x pp., Illustrations by Alice Naylor. 8vo, original navy blue pictorial cloth decorated in silver. Binding mildew stained, else very good. Signed by author on limitation page.

    First edition, limited edition (#112 of 500 copies). TC 203.     $45

 

99. CURTIS, Albert. Fabulous San Antonio. San Antonio: Naylor, 1955. ix [1, blank] 298 [2] pp., 32 plates. 8vo, original yellow cloth. Light insect damage to binding, a few spots to edges, endpapers browned, otherwise very good in water stained and lightly worn d.j.

    First edition. CBC 315 (gives date of 1954). Guns 535: “Tells of the killing of Ben Thompson and King Fisher.”  $10

 

100. CURTIS, Albert. Military San Antonio [wrapper title]. San Antonio: Standard Printing, n.d. (ca. 1943). 64 pp., photographic illustrations. 8vo, original blue and white pictorial wrappers, stapled. Light foxing to wraps and adjacent leaves, otherwise near fine.

    Cf. CBC 316.     $15

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