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    M[ax] Krueger. Pioneer Life in Texas. San Antonio: Press of the Clegg Company, [1930]. First edition. Octavo. [6], 13-225, [3] pages. Portrait of Krueger by Fritz Reusing used as frontispiece. Presentation inscription from Krueger's family on the flyleaf. Brown cloth (Fabrikoid) stiff wrappers. Fore-edge untrimmed.
    Condition: Near fine with modest scuffing to the surface of the boards, most notably along the edges of the spine. A particularly nice copy.
    References: Adams, Herd 1289. Howes K269.


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    Max Krueger (1851-1927) was born in Germany but immigrated to Texas in 1868. He developed a large ranch, the Twin Sisters in San Saba County and later a successful manufacturer of agricultural machinery. He died in 1927 and this work was published three years later. His recollections are valuable in tracing Texas' transformation from a frontier society to an industrial one.



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