The Book of Texas: A Newspaper Reference Work
The Book of Texas: A Newspaper Reference Work
The Book of Texas: A Newspaper Reference Work

The Book of Texas: A Newspaper Reference Work

The Houston Chronicle and Other Texas Newspapers

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Houston Chronicle and Other Texas Newspapers
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1914
  • Place Published: n/a
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    120 one-sided p. + 1 p. index. 29 cm. 185 b&w illustrations, mainly portraits of famous men (and one woman) but also street scenes, buildings like the State Capitol, etc. Worn leather boards have been tied together with new string. Deteriorating spine is severely chipped at tail and torn at head. Roughened page edges. Page 88 missing. Most pages can be pulled out as they're torn around the holes. Intended as a reference for newspaper editors and artists. Text begins "Texas is an Empire" and continues with descriptions of Austin, Beaumont, Dallas, Houston. Lots of Lone Star pride here.