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    The Texas Almanac for 1858 With Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches &c., Relating to Texas. Galveston: Richardson & Co. (The Galveston News), 1857. Octavo. 192 pages with many additional unnumbered pages of advertisements. Illustrations, and ads. Later brown cloth binding retaining the original printed wrappers. Gilt lettering to spine.

    This is the second 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: Binding lightly shelf worn; wrappers with some trivial stains and closed tears; contemporary owner's name in ink on the front wrapper; with some toning and scattered foxing, but generally very clean and in very good condition.

    Reference: Raines, page 174.


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