Pictorial History of Victoria and Victoria County, "Where the History of Texas Began

Morris, Leopold

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Original copy of ¿Pictorial History of Victoria and Victoria County, Where the History of Texas Begins¿ by Leopold Morris, 1953, Clements Printing Company, San Antonio, Texas, hardback, photos. Local history and genealogy resource for Victoria County, Texas. Lots of photos of individuals, with short bios. Local effort with lots of information not found elsewhere. Sections include Victoria Leaders of Bygone Days; Possible Solution of Age-Old Mystery, Was Pioneer Victorian Theodosia Burr?; Mayors, Postmasters and Fire Chiefs; Doctors Who Have Answered Last Call; Cattle Brands and Area Ranchers; After the Stars and Bars Waved; Victoria In Horse and Buggy Days; Vicroria C of C Excursion in 1912; Rotary Club, Victoria¿s Oldest Luncheon Club, in 1922; Victoria County and Other Character Cattle Brands; Old Cattle Brands South of the Border; Leading Cattle Brands of Spain; Old Cattle Brands North of the Border (by County); Trail Drives of Victoria County; Victorians Figure in Sutton-Taylor Feud; Monuments Relate History of Victoria; Story of the Guadalupe River, Navigation First Proposed Over 200 Years Ago; Story of the Victoria Advocate, Second Oldest Existing Newspaper in Texas; Victoria Catholic History in Pictures; Old-Time Victoria Street-Scenes; School Days of Grandpa and Grandma; History of the Bronte Literary Club; Victoria Leader in Field of Sports; Victoria Once Military Capital of Texas; At the Foot of the Altar Many Years Ago, Victoria County Bridal Couples of Yesteryear; Aerial View of Victoria in 1952; Odds and Ends of Victoria History; Fire Department Celebration Pictures; Victoria Birds Eye View Map; Leaders of Victoria Women¿s Societies; Beautiful Victoria Women of Yesteryear; Beautiful Victoria Women of Today; Unforgettable Characters and Memorable Incidents in the History of Victoria; Martin De Leon¿s List of His 41 Colonists; In the Days of Auld Lang Syne; and Map of Victoria County in 1858. Very scarce early Victoria County, Texas local history and genealogy resource; retails in the out of print book market for $250 to $350. Clean and tight; no dustjacket; additional photo sheets of ¿Beautiful Victoria Women of Yesteryear¿ glued onto front endpages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Pictorial History of Victoria and Victoria ...
Publisher: Privately Published
Publication Date: 1953
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Morris, Leopold
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Book Description Clemens Printing Co., San Antonio, TX, 1953. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. Very Good in a Poor dust jacket. A solid copy. Blue cloth boards are clean and only lightly worn. Endpapers with a little soiling. No marks/writing of prior ownership. Binding is sound. Dust jacket is very well-chipped and has numerous tears (including a couple of long ones). Jacket now protected in archival quality mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 41340

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Book Description 1953. Hardbac k. Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Later Printing. Minor wear and soil to cover, light foxing; Blue cloth cover with gilt lettering. Bookseller Inventory # 98560

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Book Description Clemens Printing, San Antonio, Texas, 1953. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Blue cloth with gilt letters. Cover and text clean and bright, binding tight. Dust jacket faded around edges, small pieces missing a long edges. Unpaginated, profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Bookseller Inventory # 021931

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Book Description Clemens Printing Company, 1951]., [San Antonio, 1951. First edition. First edition. Large quarto. Blue cloth, gold stamping on front cover, np [86 pp], foreword, plates, portraits, facsimilies, maps, cattle brands. Comprehensive look at Victoria and Victoria County, Texas. Contains photographs of Victoria's prominent leaders of the past, mayors, postmasters and fire chiefs, doctors, ranchers and cattlemen, trail drivers, Confederate veterans, cattle brands, cattle, the Sutton-Taylor feud, oldest existing Woman's Club in Texas, street scenes of Victoria, leaders of Victoria Women's societies, and much more. The section on cattle brands is most unusual as numerous brands are provided for Victoria County, leading cattle brands of Spain, old cattle brands south of the border, old cattle brands north of the border, cattle branding in Egypt 2500-2340 B.C., ancient Italian horse brands, and horse brands of Europe and the Orient. Six Guns 1550 says, "Has some information on the Taylor-Sutton feud and John Wesley Hardin. Minor foxing to fore-edge, else fine, unread copy in fine dust jacket. With original mailing wrapper addressed to Dudley R. Dobie, cousin of Texas author J. Frank Dobie, in San Marcos, Texas in 1953. HERD 1577. SIX GUNS 1550. Bookseller Inventory # 32703

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