Reluctant Empire, The Mind of Texas

George Fuermann

Published by Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1957
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Reluctant Empire, The Mind of Texas by George Fuermann. Published by Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1957. 1st Signed Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo. Condition: Nr Fine in Chipped DJ. Slight edge wear, content excellent. Signed by both author and illustrator. 284 Pgs. LCCN 57-13017. Illustrations by E M Schiwetz. In this book, a 20th century Pepys illumines a modern Texas obscured by myth and make-believe, a state seen always from the other side of the looking glass. Here is a name-by-name focus on millionaires and martyrs, oil and oligarchy, excess and eccentricity. This book is about Texas from 1946 to 1957 and the author's best guess of the future through 1965. Description text copyright 2006 BooksForComfort. Item ID 11663. Bookseller Inventory # 11663

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Title: Reluctant Empire, The Mind of Texas

Publisher: Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardback

Illustrator: E M Schiwetz

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: signed by author and illustrator

Edition: 1st edition.

Book Type: book

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