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Basic Texas Books

Jenkins, John H.

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ISBN 10: 0836301714 / ISBN 13: 9780836301717
Published by Jenkins Publishing Co., Austin, TX, 1983
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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The scarce Limited Edition, signed by both Jenkins and the book's designer, William Holman. This is no. 29 (XXIX) of 85 copies. Very Good. From the personal collection of ardent Texana collector, Dr. Mavis Kelsey, the book has been thoroughly, but gently read. There's a trace of wear at corners and heel of spine and mild rubbing to forward edge of spine. Blue cloth binding with a leather title label. Housed in a Near Fine matching blue slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 40646

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Title: Basic Texas Books

Publisher: Jenkins Publishing Co., Austin, TX

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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First edition. "Guide to the 224 books that the author considers essential to any Texas research library" [i.e. research related to Texas]. Entries provide information on bibliographic details, origin, production and reception of the book, description of content and analysis, related works, and citations in other bibliographies. Over 1,000 additional books are mentioned in the discussions. A critical bibliography, not primarily concerned with books as artifacts or with documentation. Appended is a list of 219 Texas-related bibliographical works! By the controversial antiquarian bookseller J.H. Jenkins. xiv, 648, 2 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. small 4to..

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