Lot 14: Eight titles published by the Book Club of Texas

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Lot 14

Eight titles published by the Book Club of Texas. Heading: (Americana). Title: Eight titles published by the Book Club of Texas. Place Published: Dallas/Austin. Publisher: Book Club of Texas. Date Published: Various dates. Description: Eight volumes. Hardcover limited editions. Includes: Bean, Col. Ellis P. Memoir of Col. Ellis P. Bean, Written by Himself, about the Year 1816. Cloth backed boards, gilt spine. No. 191 of 200 copies. 1930. Biggers, Don Hampton. Buffalo Guns & Barbed Wire: Two Frontier Accounts. Introduction by A.C. Greene. Illustrated with duotone photographic images in separate folder. (Oblong 4to). Quarter leather with decorative paper-covered boards, gilt lettered spine, slipcase. One of 260 deluxe copies. 1991. Cheeseman, Bruce S. Perfectly Exhausted with Pleasure: The 1881 King-Kenedy Excursion Train to Laredo; with 13 illustrations of people & places that shaped events, and contemporary accounts of the trip. Illustrated from photographs. (Oblong 8vo) original rust colored cloth, spine label lettered in gilt, acetate jacket. One of 450 copies. 1992. Code Duello. Letters Concerning the Prentiss-Tucker Duel of 1842. Red boards, paper cover and spine labels. No. 105 of 200 copies. 1931. Edwards, Harry Stillwell. Eneas Africanus. Paper covered boards, paper cover label. No. 148 of 300 copies. 1930. Marcus, Stanley. The Book Club of Texas. Cloth backed marbled boards, paper spine label. Signed by the author at the colophon. One of 100 copies. Also included are 3 additional copies of this title in wrappers.1989. Powers, Stephen. Afoot and Alone: A Walk from Sea to Sea by the Southern Route, Adventures and Observations in Southern California, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, etc. Blue cloth, gilt spine. No. 29 of 300 copies. 1995. Wooster, Robert, editor. Recollections of Western Texas. With text illustrations, facsimile of original title page. grey cloth, paper spine label. One of 300 copies. 1995. Condition: Light wear to bindings; near fine or better.

Estimate: $300-500

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