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    David Holman and Billie Persons. Buckskin and Homespun. Texas Clothing 1820-1870. Austin: The Wind River Press, [1979]. Deluxe edition limited to 50 hand-numbered copies of which this is numbered "9" and signed by David Holman on the colophon page. Personal note from David Holman laid-in: "Dr. Tandy / The slip-case was eliminated / because of the delicacy of the / hand-woven cloth and the bulk / of the book being in the middle of the book. Only a hinged drop-back box could work. / DH". Folio. 130, [1, colophon] pages and seven pages of homespun fabric samples. Illustrated. Drawings by Pat Massy. Bound in cotton cloth hand-woven by Marion Sherry. Leather spine. Plain brown paper protective dust jacket.

    A beautiful work including 13 actual homespun fabric samples. Quite an ambitious and beautiful book.

    Condition: Fine.


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