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The Twin Cities (Brownsville, Texas ; Matamoros, Mexico) of the Border and the Country of the Lower Rio Grande [cover title]

By CHATFIELD Lieut. W. H.

Brownsville, Tex. : Brownsville Historical Association et al, 1959. . Large folio, printed gray wrappers; very slight sunning to spine. Excellent condition. A facsimile of the New Orleans publication, originally printed by E. P. Brandad. OCLC lists 7 holdings for the original edition. Cracker Barrell Chronicles p. 66.

$250.00

Sand in Your Craw

By BOETHEL Paul C.

Austin, Texas: Printed by Von Boeckmann-Jones, [1959]. . Large 8vo, blue/gray cloth, price-clipped dust jacket FIRST EDITION, signed by the author on the front free endpaper

$150.00

Handbook of Songs and Rhymes. Selected by J[ohn]. P[atterson]. Osterhout.

By TEXAS CAMPS OF UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS.

S.l. : [The Organization, 1894-1903. . Tall narrow 8vo, pale green printed wrappers; marginal stain on fore- edge. Twelve holdings in Oclc--10 in Texas. Dedicated to Mrs. Lavinia Porter Talley, President of the Texas Chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy. Dating is based on the date of the founding of the D.O.C. and Mr. Osterhout's death in 1903.

$125.00

Bulletin No. 1

By TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION.Texas A & M University System; Texas Agricultural Extension Service.

College Station, Texas: The University, 1888. . 8vo, self-wrappers. This little pamphlet outlines the "Plan of Organization of the Experimental Station.

$150.00

Proceedings of Convention of Delegates, Chosen by the People of Massachusetts, ...To take into Consideration the Proposed Annexation of Texas to the United States.

By [TEXAS]

Boston: Eastburn's Press, 1845. . 8vo, green printed front wrapper, back wrapper lacking. Signature of J. Kimball, Esq. on front wrapper. Held on January 29, 1845. New Englanders on the whole were opposed to admitting Texas as she would come in as a slave state, despite the fact that one of the provisions for allowing settlement in Texas was that prospective settlers give up their slaves and another criterion was that they adopt the Catholic faith, most did neither. The ownership signature on the front wrapper may be that of John P. Kimball, the author of "Laws and decrees of the state of Coahuila and Texas"

$225.00

Bulletin of Central Texas Archeological Society.

By CENTRAL TEXAS ARCHEOLOGIST. Watt Frank H., Editor

Waco: The Society, 1935. . Vols. I and II only, Nos. 1-7 (lacking No. 5). 8vo, printed wrappers, No. 1 damp-stained). Maps and illustrations. The early issues of this magazine are quite scarce.

$450.00

Publications of the Folk-Lore Society of Texas Numbers 1, II and IV

By [TEXAS--FOLK-LORE SOCIETY

Austin: The Society, 1916-1925. . 3 volumes. 8vo, stiff wrappers, various colors; Vol. I with top outer corner mouse-gnawed, not affecting text and really only blunting the corner. Volume I is edited by Stith Thompson and Volumes II and IV by J. Frank Dobie. Covers African American, Hispanic and Native American folk lore and come into the 20th century with ÒOil Field DictionÓ. Volume I is edited by Stith Thompson and Volumes II and IV by J. Frank Dobie

$650.00

A Poetical Description of Texas

By KERR Hugh

Houston: Anson Jones Press, 1936. . Small 4to, buff paper-covered boards, some soiling and chipping Reprint of the 1838 New York edition, limited to 300 numbered copies

$75.00