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    [Larry McMurtry]. Lot of Approximately 145 Western Americana Reference Books. [Various: circa 1940s and later]. From the Western Americana Library of Larry McMurtry, most with his bookplate.

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    150 Hardcover (a few softcover) books. Featuring: Paul Horgan. Main Line West. Inscribed by Horgan and with Witter Bynner's bookplate; Ross Phares. Reverend Devil; Juanita Brooks. The Mountain Meadows Massacre. Signed and inscribed by Brooks; Walter Prescott Webb. The Great Frontier. Signed by McMurtry; George Kendall. Narrative of the Texas Santa Fe Expedition. Two volumes, sixth edition; Josiah Gregg. Commerce of the Prairies. Two volumes, fourth edition. Map in facsimile. All of these titles (and almost all of the other titles in this lot) have McMurtry's bookplate and most with dust jackets where called-for (some jackets price-clipped). Generally very good or better.



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    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
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