DescriptionThe Texas Almanac for 1859 With Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches &c., Relating to Texas. Galveston: Richardson & Co. (The Galveston News), . Octavo. 224 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 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: Binding lightly shelf worn; wrappers with some trivial chipping; with some toning but generally very clean and in very good condition.
Reference: Raines, page 174.
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