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    The Texas Almanac for 1857 With Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches &c., Relating to Texas. Galveston: Richardson & Co. (The Galveston News), 1856. Octavo. 159 pages. Illustrations, and ads. Original printed wrappers.

    This is the third year of publication for this useful series of almanacs, published until 1873. Raines speaks highly of the series and states "No collection of Texana complete without Richardson's Texas Almanac."

    Condition: Front wrapper with areas of loss along the top edge and spine; rear wrapper lacking about 30%; page 59 with some loss at the lower edge affecting text; scattered light to moderate toning, else about very good.

    Reference: Raines, page 174.


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