Description

    Ed. F. Bates. History and Reminiscences of Denton County. Denton: McNitzky Printing Company, [1918]. First edition. 8vo. xi, 412pp. Portrait frontispiece, photographs, index. Two fold-out pages containing four panoramic views of the town square. Black cloth with gilt titles and rules. Cloth worn and chipped at spine ends, along rear joint, and along extremities. Corners bumped. Hinges starting, but binding still quite sturdy. Minor dampstaining at top margin of pages. Ink name on front pastedown of Walter B. Wilson, publisher of the McKinney, Texas Courier-Gazette. In generally very good condition. Scarce.

    Comprehensive county history with titles such as "The Pioneer Settler and Settlements," "Early Taxpayers, Prairie Fires, and Wild Horses," "Secession and War -- Our Contribution of Men -- Its Effects on the Morals of Our People," "Reconstruction and Crime Wave," "The Indian," and "Denton County and the War with Germany." Much on Sam Bass. Numerous photographs of people and places, including the four stunning panoramic photos of each side of the Denton town square.

    References: Cracker Barrel Chronicles 1328 ("aa" -quite scarce). Dobie, p. 50 ("a sample of much folk life found in county histories"). Herd 222 ("scarce"). Howes B234. Six-Guns 168.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    23rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 770

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    REALIZED SO FAR $909,600